Commissioned by UCJ/Deutsche Grammophon
From Ayrshire was composed in 2005. The world première was given on 23 March 2007 at the Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio, by Nicola Benedetti and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto.
First recording: Universal/DG 476 3159 by Nicola Benedetti and the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, conducted by James MacMillan
Full score and orchestral parts available on hire
Durations: 8 minutes