Mark-Anthony Turnage Martland Memorial / BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, cond. Martyn Brabbins
"... soloist Colin Currie doing an impressive one-man-band number that juggled bird whistle, car horn and swanee whistle with traditional marimba and Latin jive, and in the spirited Courante and Hornpipe. But overall there is a dark luminescence that shrouds the score, evocatively textured in the opening Cortege, central Pavane and closing Lachrymae."
The Scotsman, April 2019
"a work that is very much in [Martland's] spirit if musically dissimilar, contriving to be both elegiac and great fun, often at the same time. Requiring the sort of busy performance at which Currie excels, it culminates in a one-man duo on both vibraphone and marimba, after running through the full gamut of big and small drums and gongs and a full basket of percussion 'toys', swanee whistle and bird calls included."
The Herald Scotland, April 2019