July 16, birthday of James MacMillan: Symphony No.4 (2014-15)

I had to choose James McMillan (b. 1959), in honor of my fellow blogger, Marie Marshall, who also hails from Scotland.  It’s kind of shocking that we haven’t heard of him much on this side of the pond.

James Macmillan – Symphony No.4 (2014-15)

The first piece that brought him to great reknown was The Confession of Isobel Gowdie which premiered at the Proms in 1990, and is an of apology to one of the women executed for witchcraft in the 17th Century.  Here’s that piece as well.


The Confession of Isobel Gowdie


I’ll let Marie comment on McMillan if she cares to.

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About kurtnemes
Writer and Education Professional. Specialties include Ethics, Personal Memoir, Classical music, Tai Chi, Stress Reduction, Meditation, Coping, Classical Music, Aging, Love, Joy, Compassion and Equanimity (& what interests me.)

One Response to July 16, birthday of James MacMillan: Symphony No.4 (2014-15)

  1. kvennarad says:

    Thanks for the mention. I enjoyed this very much.

    Liked by 1 person

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