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MacMillan, James: White Note Paraphrase (1994) 2'
for organ solo

Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere

25/06/1994
Kirkcudbright Parish Church, Scotland
Tom Carrick, organ /

Composer's Notes

This short simple organ miniature was written for my brother's wedding in 1994. It uses only the white notes of the keyboard, and evokes some of the melodic archetypes I have been interested in over the years: Gregorian chant; folk-song; and Bach chorales.

James MacMillan

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

Recommended Recording

North Star
William Whitehead, organ 
Deux-Elles DXL1097

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