GISHORA

for soprano saxophone and 7 African drums



The original version was written for TRUMPET AND PERCUSSION, a commission of the Flemish radio KLARA in 2009, for the ART FOR LIFE-action.

The name GISHORA (hill) refers to a place in Burundi where sacred drums are kept.

This version was commissioned by Sax & Stix with premiere at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam in March 2012. 




RECORDINGS

Available with Wim Henderickx

SCORE

Norsk Musikforlag (publisher)

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INSTRUMENTATION / EXTRA INFORMATION

for soprano saxophone and percussion
(+/- 8')
First performance: March 11, 2012 at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam
by Sax & Stix:
Eva Van Grinsven, saxophone
Ramon Lormans, percussion






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