The Hector

John Beckwith

Year

1990


Duration

16'


Instrumentation

soprano (=narrator) - fife (=transverse flute, voice flute, alto recorder), clarinet (=soprano recorder, alto recorder), guitar (=mandolin), harpsichord


Genre

Stage Work with Guitar


Text/Libretto

Words in English and Gaelic from accounts of the trans-atlantic voyage of the sailing ship The Hector bringing the immigrants to Canada's first major settlement of Scots in Canada


Commission

Musick Fyne (Toronto) through the Ontario Arts Council


Source

MIC Canada website;