for 4 singers and gamelan was composed October 1996 for Gending,
with financial support from the FST. Performed by Gending
with Jurrien Sligter conducting and recorded by VPRO radio.
ANIMAL MASS is shaped like a mass, lasts 15 minutes and can also be performed instrumentally. The libretto is based on the vocabulary of a variety of spontaneous animals.
A cicer is played by one of the singers.
12 piece gamelan:
kendang en bedug play same part in unison