Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Orkney Saga I: Fifteen keels laid in Norway for Jerusalem-farers (1997)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1997
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 185
    • Commission: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • piccolo, 2 flutes (also alto flute), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, celesta, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 25 July 1997
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall


    Performers :

    BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.