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Blue Work

Tembang matjapat

for gamelan, string orchestra, marimba, tam-tam and 10 singers (gerongan)

Year:  1999   ·  Duration:  11m

Year:  1999
Duration:  11m

Composer:   Helen Bowater


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Commissioned note

Commissioned by Victoria University for performance at the Victoria University Centennial celebrations in September 1999

Contents note

one movement

Text note

Indonesian chant (English translation inc.)

Performance history

Premiered by Gamelan Padhang Moncar and the Victoria University of Wellington Orchestra in September 1999