A collection of music inspired by the landscape, seascape and skies of Orkney by composer Hilary de Vries. From slow waltzes to tunes with lively rhythms, music about mermaids, otters and ancient places, this book brings them all together and shares some of the magic that is Orkney.
'There are some great wee tunes in this book'
Ivan Drever, musician & singer/songwriter
John Moar, Orkney Fiddle & Accordion Club
The Shell Boat, The Egilsay Waltz, The Salt & the Spray, The Earl & the Bishop, Skaill House, The Curlew's Call, Ward Hill, The Peedie Kirk Waltz, Cathy's Tune, Jack & Helen, A Meeting With Magnus, The Round Church, The Otter Stone, Hall of Clestrain, Sailing to St.Margaret's Hope, Ivan & the Speedboat, Howie Nicol Firth, A Handful of Heifers, The View From the Brae, The Mermaid's Tale, The Dancing Waves of Birsay, An Orphir Lass, Sailhouse Bay
Hilary de Vries Scotland, UK
Scottish composer/musician whose work is greatly influenced by landscape, birdsong and poetry. She has recorded and released
two albums of her own music.
Her publications include music for bagpipes and clarsach, and music inspired by Orkney and the Black Isle.
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