Old Man of Hoy

A musical description of “The Old Man of Hoy”, a 137 meter high sandstone pillar on a volcanic foot, situated on the Scottish Island of Hoy.

Hoy is the 2nd largest of the Orkney Islands. These islands, to the north-east of Scotland, are very windy. Many birds breed on the sheer cliffs surrounding “The Old Man of Hoy.

Recording: by Fanfare Orkest “De Hoop” Stellendam (NL) – conducted by Arie Stolk.

Full Recording: CD ➞ “Tarass Boulba”

Demo Score: ➞ Old Man of Hoy 

Publisher: → Bronsheim Music