Harmony Squared at Stirling Castle

A workshop project for schools and visitors to the exhibition from the 4th – 8th February 2015

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Together we created some music from Panel 44, Mary Queen of Scots

“Stitching a Song For Mary”

A workshop performance of the song was recorded live in The Chapel Royal, Stirling Castle on March 9th 2015 by electric voice theatre singers,
Frances M Lynch (Soprano) and David Sheppard (Counter Tenor) with pupils and teachers from Allan Primary School, Stirling.

Click to download Stitching a Song for Mary Lyric Sheet
Download a copy of the sheet music for schools here

Mary Queen of Scots The Great Tapestry of Scotland, Panel 44 Photo by Alex Hewitt

Mary Queen of Scots
The Great Tapestry of Scotland, Panel 44
Photo by Alex Hewitt

electric voice theatre would like to thank the staff at Stirling Castle, Historic Scotland and all those involved with The Great Tapestry of Scotland.

Videos from the workshop process show how to play this fascinating musical game!
Just click on the photos below:

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS Now this is how you make music on a grid!

Now this is how you make music on a grid!


Making BIG Stitches!

Read more about our projects at Aberdeen Art Gallery and New Lanark in 2014

“Stitching a Song for Mary” was written by electric voice theatre’s Artistic Director, Frances M Lynch, with David Sheppard and the children and teachers of: –
Primary 6, Balmuildy Primary School, Bishopbriggs
Primary 6, Baird Memorial Primary School, Cumbernauld
Primary 5, Boghall Primary School, Bathgate
Primary 4 & 5, Allan Primary School, Stirling

with additional material by:
Magdalena Mliszkiewixc, Bartili Bertili, Fany Ledesma, J Riaza, Sharon Smith, Holly & Lara Fyfe,
Claire Cordina, Enrico Marantidis, Kerry, Vivica and Tony McArthur, Lesley Milne, Sam & Amy Pulsford,
Jim, Annette & Finn Steven, William, Grace & Sunnie Gibb, Bernadette Kellermann,
Rachel, Ben & Ryan Roberston, Fan Zhang, Rory, Iona & Euan Peers, Safied, Jill & Kirsty Johnston, Abigail & Lillian Brenner, Harry & James Roberton, Esme & Caitlin Mitchell, Kirsten Wood and more……

Stirling Castle Recording 1

Deep Concentration from Allan Primary 5

Primary 5, Allan Primary School, Stirling, made a special contribution to the song. Not only did they help to write it, but they spent a very hard working morning recording it with us. Their professional attitude and wonderful voices helped to make the whole process enjoyable and rewarding and we would like to thank each of them personally for their fantastic contributions: –

Darcey Kearsey, Ross James, Ruairidh Burns, Skye Morrow, Ashok Panday, Holly Ferguson, Oliwia Cyran, Logan Perrie, Sophie Earle, Alasdair Baillie, Jessica Kildare, Joseph Andrew Colvin, Eleanor Jones, Cameron Lawrence, Aleksandra Czyba, Luca Kildare, Rebecca McCluskey, Finlay Ledingham, Daniel Stuart, Jake Henderson, Seonaid Struthers, Lana Neilson, Eve Imrie, Georgia Freed, Elise Graham-Marr, Eilidh Cook –
you have all had your HARMONY SQUARED!