JAMES MACMILLAN (b. 1959)
  premiere recordings  
 A Scotch Bestiary (2003-04)* 33:35  
  Enigmatic variations on a zoological carnival at a Caledonian exhibition  
  for organ and orchestra  
  Dedicated to Gillian Moore MBE  
  I. The menagerie, caged 21:01      
1 The book is opened. Andante - 1:28
2 1 Ode to a cro-magnon hyena. Adagio - 2:33
3 A page is turned. Tempo I - 0:42
4 2 Reptiles and Big Fish (in a small pond). Largo- 1:57
5 3 Her Serene and Ubiquitous Majesty, Queen Bee. Senza misrua. Prestissimo possible, sempre legatissimo - 2:10
6 Another page is turned. Tempo I - 0:57
7 4 The red-handed, no-surrender, howler money. [ ] - Tempo di marcia - 1:36
8 5 Uncle Tom Cat and his Chickens. Adagio - 2:00
9 Yet another page is turned. Tempo I - 0:41
10 6 Scottish Patriots. [ ] - [ ] - Maestoso - 2:11
11 7 The Reverend Cuckoo and his Parroting Chorus. [ ] - 1:34
12 8 Jackass Hackass. Prestissimo possible (moto perpetuo) - 1:41
13 The book is closed. Tempo I - 1:29
14 II. The menagerie, uncaged 12:28
  Andante - [ ] - Meno mosso - [ ] -  
   
 Piano Concerto No. 2 (1999; 2003)† 29:56  
  for piano and string orchestra  
  In memoriam Edwin Muir  
15 I cumnock fair. Fast 12:08
16 II shambard. crotchet = c. 60 7:59
17 III shamnation. Allegro (Tempo di Reel) 9:49
 Wayne Marshall organ* and piano†
 James MacMillan
  14 December 2004 (A Scotch Bestiary); 22 February 2005 (Piano Concerto No. 2)