The story of Beowulf, although thousands of years old, is still loved by many all over the world.
This recording of a new musical telling of the story, composed by Toby Young, blurs traditional sense of the
genre of classical music by merging it with folk and popular music. This fusion is what makes Beowulf a
The greatest versions of the story are not the simple good verses bad, but the ones which involve slight
ambiguous points; ones which allow the reader/listener to mkae his/her mind up about what is exactly going
on. The combination of Toby Young’s score and Jennifer Thorp’s libretto create this perfectly.