Sir Paul McCartney on His Ecce Cor Meum
Monk, Judith, Musical Opinion
Judith Monk was at the launch
At the launch of his new classical work Ecce Cor Meum, which is Latin for Behold my Heart, Sir Paul McCartney talked about some of the background to this work which has taken him more than eight years to write. Caught on the hop by the CD launch organisers he thought he was just going to answer questions. He told us: "It's not easy to talk about music, that's why you write it!
"Anthony Smith at Magdalen College, Oxford commissioned a choral work for their choir. I immediately said yes. A bit like an actor who agrees to take a horse riding part and tells them he can ride a horse but he can't. I was very enthusiastic."
He then discussed …
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Publication information: Article title: Sir Paul McCartney on His Ecce Cor Meum. Contributors: Monk, Judith - Author. Magazine title: Musical Opinion. Volume: 130. Issue: 1455 Publication date: November/December 2006. Page number: 18. © Musical Opinion Limited Feb-Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.