SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES

Norn Pater Noster

For SATB chorus and organ

1977

3 minutes

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73b

Dedication

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Scoring

SATB chorus, organ

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Synopsis

Composer Notes

Programme Notes

Programme Note by Paul Griffiths

This is a setting of The Lord’s Prayer in the ancient language of Orkney, with the intonation supported by organ accompaniment. It is the prayer which closes the song-cycle Westerlings.

 

First Performance