Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1st work) ; various children's choruses (2nd) ; BBC Philharmonic (2nd & 3rd) ; Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, conductor.
The 2nd work "a flexible, variable work in which music composed by Davies and played by a professional orchestra is designed to incorporate insertions composed by young people ... This recording presents the source-version of The turn of the tide, comprising all the sections actually composed by Peter Maxwell Davies for professional orchestra, including the Final Chorus." Recorded: All Saints, Tooting, March 1992 (1st work) and Studio 7, Broadcasting House, Manchester, September 1992. Eds. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes (1st work), Chester Music (2nd work), Schott & Co. (3rd work). Program notes by Stephen Pruslin and lyrics laid in container.