Maeshowe Scrawls

Year: June 2017

Duration: 3:20”

Performance History: Written for the Gildas Quartet as part of the Composer’s Course at the St. Magnus Festival in Orkney. Workshopped by Gildas Quartet Jun 2017.

About: A musical response to a poem by Katharine MacFarlane, Maeshowe Scrawls  is a stately contemplation of the majestic chambered cairn on Orkney, which is rudely interrupted by the scrawling of visiting vandals who graffitied the ancient site

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