Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Sea Elegy (1998)

for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Editor : Chester Music
    • Opus : 194
    • Commission: Scottish Chamber Orchestra, pour son 25e anniversaire
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Texte : The Sea: Four Elegies de George Mackay Brown.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone
  • 2 flutes (also piccolo, alto flute), 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 3 December 1998
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Edimbourg, Queen's Hall


    Performers :

    Lisa Tyrrell, soprano, Margaret McDonald, mezzo-soprano, Neil Mackie tenor, David Wilson-Johnson, baryton, Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.