Cudmore — Migrant on the Rock (1994)

Cudmore, Peter. “The Migrant on the Rock: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Complexity, and George Mackay Brown.” Edinburgh Review 92 (Summer, 1994): 85–100.

“The grand thing to say about the creative relationship between Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and George Mackay Brown is that it has been, arguably, the most important of its kind in contemporary music anywhere” (p. 85).

Peter Maxwell Davies (November 2016)

“Peter Maxwell Davies: A Torrent of Gold (George Mackay Brown).” The Organ 95 (November 2016–January 2017): 44.

Review of recording: “Dated November 2015, this is one of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’s last works, a setting of a somewhat metaphysical poem by the noted Orcadian poet George Mackay Brown for female voices and piano.”

Gilchrist — Tolbooth to Ring (6 March 2006)

Gilchrist, Jim. “Tolbooth to Ring with a Blend of Klezmer, Scots Folk and . . . Hydro Power?” Scotsman, 6 March 2006, p. 38.

A festival in Stirling (15–19 March): “. . . Splinters Productions’ dramatisation of the life and poetry of the celebrated Orcadian bard George Mackay Brown will be laced through for its Stirling performance by music from the Orcadian singer and guitarist Kris Drever.”

Fair Isle Artiste Launches Album (17 February 2017)

“Fair Isle Artiste Launches Album Inspired by George Mackay Brown.” Shetland Times, 17 February 2017. [Web]

“Fair Isle singer, songwriter and poet Lise Sinclair has released a new album based on a book by George Mackay Brown [A Time to Keep] and will be touring with her band next month.” The first performance was at St. Magnus Cathedral.