Michael Hurd: Mr Owen's Great Endeavour (Vocal Score)


Catalogue No: NOV070518
Shop Product Code: 077850W

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Series: Hurd School Cantatas

Department: Music for Schools - School Cantatas & Musicals

Instrumentation: Unison Voice, Piano

Publisher: Novello

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The Industrial Revolution is the background to this ballad cantata about Robert Owen and his ‘Great Endeavour’. Tracing the historical transformation of Britain from an agrarian to an industrial society, Michael Hurd highlights the enlightened experiment in welfare education of the owner of the great cotton mill at New Lanark.
Designed to provide a starting point for further creativity and history, environmental and English literary studies. To be performed as a concert or stage piece and scored for narrator unison voices and piano. Woodwind and String parts on hire. c. 20 mins.
From the cycle that includes The Liberty Tree, King and Conscience and Captain Coram's Kids.


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