Stratton, composition

Scope and Content

  • MS 957;BJ 'Scott, Christchurch to Cape Evans' 1969 [Score and recording for horns and percussion in 4 movements] 1 volume (Recording in Institute recorded sound library accession 29 spool 16)

Administrative / Biographical History

The composition is 'the beginning of a series utilizing various vocal/instrumental combinations based on [Scott's] expeditions'.

Robert Falcon Scott led two expeditions to Antarctica, The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, he died returning from the South pole in March 1912.

Related Material

For more information on archival material held by the Institute regarding the two expeditions of Robert Falcon Scott see SPRI collections GB 15 Robert Falcon Scott, GB 15 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1910 and British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913.