Eddie McGuire



Edward McGuire - short biographical note: Glasgow-born Edward (Eddie) McGuire studied with James Iliff (RAM) and Ingvar Lidholm (Sweden). He received a British Composers Award in 2003 and has been featured composer at many festivals including Bath International Guitar Festival, International Viola Congress and Scottish International Flute Summer School. The BBCSSO London Proms performance of Calgacus was selected for BBC Music Magazine's CD 'The Very Best of the BBC Orchestras' (1997). Commissions and broadcasts have included those from St Magnus Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Lorient Festival, Glasgow Festival Strings, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Scottish Ballet and BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He writes for and plays with The Whistlebinkies folk group. Both his CD collections (Delphian Records) achieved 'Editor's Choice' in Gramophone Magazine - Eddie McGuire: Music for Flute, Guitar and Piano (2006) and Entangled Fortunes (2015). 

Year of birth 1948
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Title Year composed Instrumentation Genre
The Loving of Etain 1990 Ensemble (with conductor)
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4 Apr 2021, noon Carousel Horses YouTube, Online, None

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