This is our World (2000)
Cantata for SATB choir, youth choir, and piano (or piano duet, or small orchestra). Duration c.18 minutes
This accessible cantata has an ecological focus, based on the thoughts of a group of children about their hopes and dreams for the future, and was commissioned by the Feltham Choral Society (conductor Philip Buckmaster), and has since received many performances.
1. Prelude (instrumental)
2. Running for the future (full) also available separately in a version for youth choir and piano
3. If there were dreams to sell (Beddoes) (SATB unacc.)
4. My idea of heaven (full)
5. Living with animals (Whitman) (SATB with accompaniment)
6. Sun, Moon, World (full) also available separately in a version for youth choir and piano
7. This is our world (full)
8. Postlude (instrumental)
Printed copies are available to order, or on hire, from Colne Edition in the UK – price on application.
Digital downloads / pdfs are available worldwide from Colne Edition – minimum order 10 copies. Please also contact Colne Edition for no-obligation specimen copies.
The alternative piano duet accompaniment, or score and set of parts for small orchestra (2120/0200/Strs), and a separate youth choir part, are also available on hire.