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Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell To Stromness/Yesnaby Ground

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Our Price: £8.50    Change Currency
Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano (PF)
Skill Level: Intermediate - Explain this
Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies
Catalogue #: M060037474


Farewell To Stromness and Yesnaby Ground are two beautiful interludes for Solo Piano from The Yellow Cake Revue, a sequence of cabaret style pieces, composed by Peter Maxwell Davies.

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Farewell To Stromness
Yesnaby Ground

Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell To Stromness/Yesnaby Ground reviews verified by Reevoo

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Scores 9.6 out of 10 based on 18 reviews
10 out of 10


Dawlish GB Mature piano player
Two haunting pieces of music which were within sight reading range of an intermediate player but which deserved some practice to perfect.
Confirmed purchase: 25 September 2015
Published on: 10 October 2015
10 out of 10


Lewes GB
Simple but effective
Confirmed purchase: 21 September 2015
Published on: 05 October 2015
9 out of 10


watford GB very experienced music teacher
it was a birthday present for my father...he was thrilled with it
no,i followed it with a cd version....it was perfect!!!!!!
Confirmed purchase: 12 March 2015
Published on: 26 March 2015

Musicroom Reviews

Rating Review
Customer Rating Splendid arrangement for Grade 4 pianists.

Customer Rating I love this music - so atmospheric
See more reviews by CF - (CRIEFF, United Kingdom)

Customer Rating Heard 'Farewell to Stromness' played at the Thaxted Festival by Tom Poster. A beautiful piece of music and very accessible for an amateur pianist. Service from Musicroom excellent. The music arrived in perfect condition within 2 days of order.

Customer Rating Very happy with this edition.

Customer Rating The famous "Farewell to Stromness" is a huge hit with teenagers, especially Scottish ones, who really respond to the sinister background which inspired the Revue; it's Grade 4 -ish, with a couple of tricky contrapuntal bars + wide stretches, but easily managed after practice. It makes a good concert piece, the 2 outer sections of great beauty, the middle section threatening then angry, and the ending either serene or sad according to your interpretation. Always a hit with audiences too.

See more reviews by P. Teacher - (EDINBURGH, United Kingdom)

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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: Not specified
Format: Instrumental Album
Length: 6 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

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