Farewell to Stromness – Soul music

A fantastic programme on Radio 4 this morning exploring the deep connection people have with the much loved piece by Max ‘Farewell to Stromness’. There’s even a mention of Hoy Kirk and Max playing the piece on the piano there. Enjoy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000760l

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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Max, at Bunnertoon, Hoy, where he wrote Farewell to Stromness.

Photographs: Gunnie Moberg Archive, Orkney Library & Archive.

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