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The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone

Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra

Composition Date: 1999

Duration: 20'

Orchestration: solo Ssax / 2(pic).2.2(Bcl).2(cbsn)/



Commissioned by St. Magnus Festival & Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

First performed by John Harle (sax) with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Joseph Swensen at St. Magnus Festival, Kirkwall 1999.

Programme Note:


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Available Recordings:

The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone Sally Beamish

(BIS, 2000)

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John Harle saxophone Swedish Chamber Orchestra Ola Rudner conductor

Sally Beamish narrator


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