My long-time friend Margaret Lawrie from Birmingham, England, composed this lovely air. The tune was the title track on her latest CD recording, which was dedicated to ten-year-old Rose Cronin, who died of leukemia. Meg told me that she took pictures in the grounds and graveyard of Hereford Cathedral and began to think of all the musicians down through the ages who had played music in this ancient place. Thus, 'Ancient Stones'. Margaret and Michael Burnham perform the tune on this track on piano and violin.
Boston College Libraries
View all items by
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Some transcriptions are based on historical source recordings. More info.
Song & Tune Type
Burnham, Michael (violin) and Lawrie, Margaret (piano) (composer), “Ancient Stones,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed March 23, 2023, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/397.