A work for SATB soli, SATB chorus and orchestra, using a variety of texts, selected by Alistair Grant, who commissioned the work to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Jacobite rising (1745-6). It was first performed in October 1997 in Glasgow by Lisa Tyrrell (soprano), Margaret McDonald (mezzo soprano), Neil Mackie (tenor) and David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus (chorus master Ben Parry) and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conducted by the composer.
Vocal score with piano reduction of the instrumental score. Duration c. 40mins.
The Jacobite Rising [Davies, Peter Maxwell]