JUNGLE HEART

For flute and percussion duo

Duration 13:00

 

Written Spring 1998 for James Galway and the Safri Duo, for their Euro-American tour in 2000.

Commissioned and financially supported by the Safri Duo.

Premiere January 29 2000 during a live broadcasting at Danish Radio in Copenhagen.

 

Due to the rich and colorful combination of instruments the music made me think of the dense tree canopy in the tropics, crowded with a large variety of exotic birds. Imaginary sounds and rhythms of the jungle were on my mind when I wrote Jungle Heart.

Instrumentation:

 

percussion 1

 

vibes

marimba

2 different ‘ticks’

1 ‘tack’

1 ride cymbal

1 crash cymbal

hi hat closing

1 rimshot on snare

bongo

 

percussion 2

 

marimba

bass drum

3 different ticks: tock+tack+tick

2 toms

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