WATER MUSIC source to sea is a musical imagining of the journey taken by a raindrop as it travels along Scotland’s waterways. Field recordings, new commissions and existing works by Bach and contemporary classical and folk composers combine to create a sonic immersion in one of Scotland’s most iconic natural resources.

THE JOURNEY SO FAR...
  • Programme curation: new music commissioned by Timothy Cooper, Mairearad Green, Lisa Robertson, Stuart MacRae and Alex South and placed alongside music by J.S Bach, David Fennessy, Alastair Savage and Chris Stout. Full programme details here.

  • Workshops delivered live to 8 primary schools in Scotland and online in 18 primary schools along the River Tay 

STILL TO COME...

  • MAKE A SPLASH! an exciting new online resource for young people focussed on musical/environmental themes.

  • A studio recording will be available to stream soon 

  • We are excited to be collaborating with film maker Monika Smekot to create 2 films visually embedding music by Lisa Robertson and Alastair Savage in the landscape it depicts.

 

  • Watch out for details of our Water Music outdoor sonic trails & get in touch if you are interested in creating a trail along your local waterway.​

Sequoia at Irvine Beach

WATER MUSIC
 source to sea

To follow a drop of water from source to sea,

To know its journey,

its music.

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