John Hearne (composer)

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John Michael Hearne (born 1937) is a Scottish music publisher, composer, conductor and singer. He was the first Chairman of the Scottish Society of Composers,[1] and was the Chairman of the Scottish Music Advisory Committee of the BBC from 1986 to 1990.

Notable works[edit]

  • Offeren y Llwyn (1958)
  • Piano Sonata (1968)
  • Triduum (1968/82)
  • Celebrations for Brass Quintet - BBC Wales Commission (1969)
  • String Quartet No. 2 (1971)
  • Channel Firing - McEwen Commission, Glasgow University. (1979)
  • The Four Horsemen - Caledonia Brass Commission (1985)
  • Trumpet Concerto - BBC Commission (1990)
  • Festival Fanfare - AIYF commission (1991)
  • Lætatus Sum - joint winner Gregynog Award. (1992)
  • Nocturne, Aubade & Rondeau, Latin Lyrics from Carmina Burana (1989/94)
  • De Profundis - University of Aberdeen 500th anniversary commission (1995)
  • Bottom's Dream - Hebrides Ensemble commission. (1995)
  • A Legend of Margaret - commissioned by St Margaret's School, Aberdeen, (1996)
  • Quintet for Alto Saxophone and String Quartet (1997)
  • Ljos (1998)
  • Into Uncharted Seas (2001)
  • The Ben

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tumelty, Michael (24 August 1985). "Call for more Scottish music". Glasgow Herald. p. 9. Retrieved 19 December 2010.