- James MacMillan. // Our Sunday Visitor;4/29/2012, Vol. 100 Issue 53, p12
The article presents a profile of Catholic composer James MacMillan.
- The historical view. // Gramophone;Awards 2012, Vol. 90 Issue 1089, p20
The article presents a historical background of Scottish classical composer James MacMillan's frequently performed work "Veni, veni, Emmanuel."
- RECONCILING OPPOSING FORCES: THE YOUNG JAMES MACMILLAN â€“ A PERFORMANCE HISTORY. Telford, James // Tempo;Jul2011, Vol. 65 Issue 257, p40
James MacMillan was 50 years old on 16 July 2009 and his birthday was celebrated by musical institutions not just in Britain, but internationally. As a composer and conductor in residence for the BBC Philharmonic he led performances of his Symphony No.3: Silence and The World's Ransoming. The...
- CONVERSATION WITH JAMES MACMILLAN. Hallam, Mandy // Tempo;Jul2008, Vol. 62 Issue 245, p17
An interview with composer James MacMillan is presented. MacMillan notes that he has no standard formula in composing music. He mentions that all of his composed music have been performed except for a couple of little pieces from school. MacMillan adds that he is regarded as a traditionalist and...
- Revisiting a modern classic. Nepil, Hannah // Gramophone;Awards 2012, Vol. 90 Issue 1089, p20
The article features Scottish classical composer and conductor James MacMillan. It says that MacMillan's religious values govern most of the characteristics of his percussion concerto "Veni, veni, Emmanuel." According to the author, a small rhythmic fragment in the score represents a heartbeat,...
- Guide to Records. Koob // American Record Guide;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p123
Reviews several music recordings featuring compositions by James MacMillan and performed by organist James Vivian. "Seven Last Words from the Cross"; "Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin"; "Te Deum."
- The Influence of Scottish Nationalism on James MacMillan's A New Song. Kingsbury, Stephen A. // Choral Journal;Aug2006, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p30
The article explores the influence of Scottish nationalism on the composition "A New Song," by British composer James MacMillan. His Scottish heritage served as an inspiration for his compositions as evidenced by his interest in traditional Scottish music which began as a fascination for music...
- James MacMillan St Luke Passion, Barbican Centre, London. Stein, Robert // Tempo;Oct2015, Vol. 69 Issue 274, p65
James MacMillan's new St Luke Passion is unusual. No longer does the Passion story end in the death of its principal character; there's a postlude that sees Christ resurrected. Neither is it peopled with singers acting out the traditional confrontations between Christ, Pilate and the High...
- Filling the Silence. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/18/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 7, p49
Interviews modern composer James Macmillan. His works including "The Confession of Isobel Gowdie"; The problems of the classical music industry; The need for people of good will and vision to build it back up; Belief that audiences will return to the complexity and depth of classical music;...