Lindsay Davidson 
Driving 'piping forward

Symphony Number 1, "From Beyond"

Commissioned by:

The Much Honoured Baron of Ardgowan, Professor Stephen Kerr of Ardgowan.
Completed 2005

Four movements, total duration 29 minutes


2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 3 trumpets in C 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, tuba, harp, timpani, 1 percussionist (bass drum cymbals), 12 first violins, 10 second violins, 8 violi, 6 ‘celli, 5 contrabasses.

Transposing instruments written in their transpositions.

MP3 files can be downloaded below:

First movement
Second movement (some effects not well reproduced)
Third movement
Fourth movement

The score can be downloaded here as a pdf. Please note this is a 15 megabyte file. It is the full score...

A smaller zip file with the score can be downloaded here. This is only 4.4 megabytes.

More information about mantroch technique can be dowloaded in this pdf essay


A symphony of inspiration and remembrance for the
Very Reverend Dr Charles W Kerr (1875-1951) Missionary, Minister,
144th Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of the USA
Rev Dr Charles Kerr

Symphony 'From Beyond'
MP3 downloads
pdf score
pdf essay about mantroch

Contact details:
skype: lindsay.davidson1973