Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

The Blind Fiddler (1975)

song cycle for mezzo-soprano and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1975
    • Duration: 43 mn
    • Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus: 67
Detailed formation
  • soloist: mezzo-soprano
  • flute (also piccolo, alto flute), clarinet (also bass clarinet), percussionist, harpsichord (also celesta), guitar, violin, cello

Premiere information

  • Date: 20 February 1975

    Royaume-Uni, Edimbourg, Freemason's Hall


    Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano, The Fires of London, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.