A chamber ensemble piece that reflects Holt's passion for the
visual arts and literature.
The Banshee according to legend
is less a shape than a mournful screaming that haunts the Irish night
and the Scottish Highlands.
Beneath the window of the
visited house, she foretells the death of one of the family.
was commissioned by Melinda Maxwell and is dedicated to her and Richard
Benjafield the percussionist at the first performance.