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Scottish Influence

Sally Beamish tells Donald Macleod about how she has been inspired by Scotland's landscape and its musical traditions.

Sally Beamish talks to Donald Macleod about the effect of moving to Scotland on her music, and the strong sense of culture and community she found there. The lively and responsive musical scene have fed into her work, and she has drawn on the inspiration of Scotland's landscape and its musical traditions, from Scottish fiddle playing to music for bagpipes.

Gala Water (Extract: mvt I)
Robert Irvine (cello)

Chamber Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Strings (Extract: mvt 2)
Raschèr Saxophone Quartet/ Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra/ Robin Engelen (cond)

Reed Stanzas
Elias Quartet

The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone
John Harle (saxophone)/ Swedish Chamber Orchestra/ Ola Rudner (cond).

1 hour

Music Played

  • Sally Beamish

    Gala water for solo cello

    Performer: Robert IRVINE - Cello

    • BIS.
    • CD-1171.
  • Sally Beamish

    Concerto grosso for chamber ensemble

    Conductor: Robin Engelen Performer: Rascher Saxophone Quartet Performer: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

    • BIS.
    • CD-1821.
  • Sally Beamish

    Reed stanzas - quartet no. 3 for strings

    Performer: Elias Quartet

    • BBC Recording.
  • Sally Beamish

    The Imagined sound of sun on stone for saxophone and chamber orchestra

    Conductor: Ola RUDNER Performer: John HARLE - Saxophone Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra

    • BIS.
    • CD-1161.
  • Sally Beamish

    Gala water for solo cello

    Performer: Robert IRVINE - Cello

    • BIS.
    • CD-1171.
  • Sally Beamish

    Gala Water For Solo Cello - I

    Performer: Robert Irvine.
    • BIS : CD-1171.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Sally Beamish

    Gala Water For Solo Cello - I

    Performer: Robert Irvine.
    • BIS : CD-1171.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Sally Beamish

    Concerto Grosso For Chamber Ensemble

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Robin Engelen. Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.
    • BIS: CD-1821.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Sally Beamish

    Concerto Grosso For Chamber Ensemble

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Robin Engelen. Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.
    • BIS: CD-1821.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Sally Beamish

    Reed Stanzas - Quartet No. 3 For Strings

    Ensemble: Elias Quartet.
  • Sally Beamish

    Reed Stanzas - Quartet No. 3 For Strings

    Ensemble: Elias Quartet.
  • Sally Beamish

    The Imagined Sound Of Sun On Stone For Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: John Harle. Conductor: Ola Rudner. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS : CD-1161.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Sally Beamish

    The Imagined Sound Of Sun On Stone For Saxophone And Chamber Orchestra

    Performer: John Harle. Conductor: Ola Rudner. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS : CD-1161.
    • BIS.
    • 4.

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