From Stone to Thorn

Peter Maxwell Davies

Year

1971


Duration

13'


Instrumentation

soprano - clarinet in A (or basset clarinet in A), percussion, harpsichord, guitar


Genre

Chamber Music


Text/Libretto

George Mackay Brown (from: Fishermen with Ploughs)


Commission

Jesus College, Oxford, on the occasion of their 400th anniversary


Premiere

Oxford, Holywell Music Room, 30 June 1971: Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano / Alan Hacker, clarinet / Stephen Pruslin, piano / Timothy Walker, guitar / Barry Quinn, percussion / Peter Maxwell Davies (cond.)


Publisher

Boosey & Hawkes


Source

composer homepage;