|Dead Man Singing was a Heritage Lottery Young Roots project. Run by the
Music Pool in Hereford it explored the life and work of Herefordshire-born
poet John Masefield (1878-1967), one of the great storytellers of English poetry.
|Over a hundred young people aged between thirteen and twenty worked with
writer-director Christine Watkins, musical director Pete Thorogood, composer
John Hymas, choregorapher Janene Wyatt and textile artist Angie Hughes to
create a dynamic piece of music theatre, performed in June and July 2006.
|This audio file contains some background information about John Masefield's life and work and explains how the performance was put together. It includes the voices of some of the project participants recorded during rehearsals.|
|Audio file: 11 mins 42 seconds duration.|
|Produced by Nomad Media 2006|
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