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Luminate - Live Music Now Scotland celebrates 30 years



Playing time: 74'41"
Tracks: 18
Booklet pages: 24
© 2015 Delphian Records Ltd
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Luminate - Live Music Now Scotland celebrates 30 years published on 15 June 2015

Listen: William Sweeney: Iona (Luminate: From the Islands) (track 7, 0:43-1:44)

Eddie McGuire (born 1948):

Dance Suite for Two
1 Courante
2 Air & Slip Jig
3 Hebridean Dolphins
4 Jig: The Lassies o' Stevenston

Spencer-Strachan Duo:
Rachel Spencer, violin
Duncan Strachan, cello

William Sweeney (born 1950):

Luminate: From the Islands
5 Tiree
6 Islay
7 Iona

Emma Versteeg, soprano
Maryam Sherhan, piano

Alasdair Nicolson (born 1961):

String Quartet No 2 (The Keeper of Sheep)
8 the moonlight seen through the tall branches
9 the first sign of the storm that will strike the day after tomorrow
10 beyond the bend in the road
11 the stillness of midnight begins to descend
12 the wind stops blowing, the night advances

Astrid String Quartet:
Elanor Gunn, violin
Katrina Lee, violin
Sarah Leonard, viola
Julia Wagner, cello


13 The Bellany Suite

Sarah Hayes, flutes, keyboards
Fiona MacAskill, fiddle
Jennifer Austin, piano, keyboards

John Maxwell Geddes (born 1941):

A Castle Mills Suite
14 Idyll 1914
15 Castle Mills
16 Factory Song
17 Lullaby
18 Zeppelin 1916

Laura Margaret Smith, mezzo-soprano
Geoffrey Tanti, piano

Recorded on 2 December (Geddes) and 4 December 2014 (Sweeney) at Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, on 14 December (McGuire) and 23 December 2014 (Nicolson) in the Chapel of Loretto School, Musselburgh, and in July 2013 and March 2014 (Wildings) at Gran's House Studio, South Lanarkshire, Scotland


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