One Foot in Eden. A film about Orkney and the music of Peter Maxwell Davies - ACE077.2

1978. One Foot in Eden. A film about Orkney and the music of Peter Maxwell Davies - ACE077.2.

TitleOne Foot in Eden. A film about Orkney and the music of Peter Maxwell Davies - ACE077.2
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Waves breaking on rocks. Woman’s VO reading early description of the "Orcades".
Sea. Peter Maxwell Davies’s VO talking about the natural sounds of the Orkneys – seabirds, wind – which he can explore in parallel with exploring new musical experiences. Cello and clarinet and other instruments playing Ave Maris Stella (1975). Seascapes, flowers, countryside, standing stones, ruined croft, fishing boat, etc. Davies’s VO talking about the "rightness of atmosphere and … the rightness of the sound". Seabirds, waves, etc. George Mackay Brown’s "The word ‘sea’ is small and easily uttered…" read over. Fishermen, farmers, cattle auction; Robert Rendall’s Orkney Crofter read over. Peat digging, harbour scenes, sea, landscapes; music and readings continue over.

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