Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise (1984)

for Highland bagpipe and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1984
    • Duration : 13 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 120a
    • Commission: Boston Pops Orchestra, pour son 100e anniversaire.
Detailed formation
  • soliste : bagpipe
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet (also clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2 tubas, 4 percussionists, timpani, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 10 May 1984
    Location :

    États-Unis, Boston, Symphony Hall


    Performers :

    Boston Pops Orchestra, John Williams, direction.