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Blue Work


A House in Bali

for string quartet, gamelan, narrator and sheng (or oboe)

Year:  2009 Instrumentation:  for 2 violins, viola, cello, gamelan, narrator and sheng (or oboe)

Year:  2009
Instrumentation  for 2 violins, viola, cello...

Jack Body
Composer

Composer:   Jack Body

Composer:   Wayan Gde Yudane

Films, Audio & Samples

Sample Score

Sample: Page 1 of the violin part with gamelan cues

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About

This work uses four short passages from Canadian composer and ethnomusicologist, Colin McPhee's famous account of his experiences while living in Bali in the 1930s. A joint composition between Jack Body and Wayan Yudane who composed the gamelan sections. A Creative New Zealand grant assisted the composition of this work.


Contents note

I. Balinese gamelan
II. Fighting crickets
III. The day of silence
IV. A flock of pigeons


Text note

Text: Colin McPhee (from A House in Bali)


Performance history

02 Oct 2009: Gong Crazy!

03 Oct 2009: Gong Crazy! 2