Expand
  • Find us on Facebook
  • View Our YouTube Channel
  • Listen on Spotify
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • View our scores on nkoda
Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
10/31/1993
Stockbridge Parish Church, Edinburgh
James MacMillan, piano /
Composer's Notes

A Sikh friend of mine once told me that, according to his religion, angels were present in any household where there were young children. In 1993, as a gift to my daughter Catherine, I wrote this static and serene miniature in an attempt to evoke this parallel world of heavenly beings – so far, but yet so close.

James MacMillan, 1997

Reproduction Rights
This programme note can be reproduced free of charge in concert programmes with a credit to the composer

Recommended Recording
cd_cover

Piano Sonata / Birthday Present / Barncleupedie / Lumen Christi / For Ian / A Cecilian Variation for JFK / Angel
Simon Smith, pft
Delphian Records CDC 34009

To purchase this CD from Delphian Records, click here now.


Stay updated on the latest composer news and publications