Songs of Hoy

Peter Maxwell Davies

Year

1982


Duration

25'


Movements

I. Introduction; II. Old Widow Grumble (action song); III. Islander's Home; IV. Our Family (action song); V. Long Hope (for instruments only); VI. Don't Look Now (action song); VII. Rackwick Bay; VIII. Home-Time


Instrumentation

children's chorus - piano, descant recorders, guitar (optional), untuned percussion, tuned percussion


Genre

Chorus and Instruments with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Peter Maxwell Davies


Premiere

Stromness, Orkney, Academy Hall, 21 June 1982: pupils of North Walls Primary School, Hoy, Glenys Hughes (cond.)


Publisher

Chester Music and to Novello & Co. Ltd.


Source

composer homepage;