• Judith Weir
  • Rain and Mist Are on the Mountain, I'd Better Buy Some Shoes (2005)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)
  • 2vn
  • 6 min

Programme Note

This short duo for two violins is based on a fragment of a Gaelic folk song from Barra in the Western Isles of Scotland. The title suggests that although the Gaels of yesteryear were rich in poetic expression and the beauty of nature, they were otherwise not very affluent.

Judith Weir