• Michael Hurd
  • Mr Owen's Great Endeavour (1990)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)
  • fl.cl.bnstr
  • piano reduction also available
  • unison choir
  • 19 min

Programme Note

The Industrial Revolution is the background to this ballad cantata about Robert Owen and this ‘Great Endeavour’. Tracing the historical transformation of Britain from an agrarian to an industrial society, the composer highlights the enlightened experience in welfare and education of the owner of the great cotton mill at New Lanark.

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