Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Orkney Saga III: An Orkney wintering (1999)

Stone poems in Orkahowe: "great treasure ...", for alto saxophone and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1999
    • Duration : 33 mn
    • Opus : 199
    • Commission: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • soliste : alto saxophone
  • piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 bass trombones, timpani, 4 percussionists, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 17 February 1999
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, University of Warwick


    Performers :

    Simon Butterworth, saxophone alto, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.