Original tunes for the Wire-
Hilary de Vries & Bill Taylor
Beautiful and atmospheric compositions for the wire-
Includes mp3 study recordings. background notes on the tunes, plus playing techniques and notation guide.
A sample of tunes from Heartstone
A Performance Piece for Voice, String & Woodwind
Kenneth Steven & Hilary de Vries
in the small hours they gathered
up under the roof of the tower
there where the book was being brought
beautiful, out of nowhere
In the 6th Century early Irish Celtic Christian hermits made the journey from Iona to Iceland. Known as the papar, they built stone chapels and cross-
Their unwritten story inspired the poet Kenneth Steven to create a sequence of poems that reflected their journey, both physical and spiritual, and he was commissioned by BBC Radio 3’s The Verb to write them.
The poems in turn inspired the composer Hilary de Vries to write music that would help carry the listener on that journey and enhance the experience.
A sample of tunes from
A Song Among the Stones
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