For flute and percussion duo
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.
2 different ‘ticks’
1 ride cymbal
1 crash cymbal
hi hat closing
1 rimshot on snare
3 different ticks: tock+tack+tick