year: 2009 instrumentation: string quartet, gamelan, narrator and sheng (or oboe) co-composed with: Wayan Gde Yudane
commissioned: with funding from Creative New Zealand
score sample: click here
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.
for A House in Bali at SOUNZ