The Standing Stones of Brodgar (piano score PDF)
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The Standing Stones of Brodgar — Greg Harradine
Solo piano score. Listen on YouTube.
Key: D minor.
Grade/level: 4 / early intermediate
Style/mood: mystical, powerful
Duration: c. 1:58
3 pages. 92 bars.
This piece is inspired by the Ring of Brodgar, a neolithic henge and stone circle on the archipelago of Orkney. I aimed to create a musical representation of what it may have been like to conceive of, and then construct, a structure such as the Ring of Brodgar, in the distant mystical time when it was built, over 4,000 years ago.