Animal Mass

Duration 15:00
Animal Mass for 4 singers ( counter tenor, alto, bariton, bass ) and gamelan was composed October 1996 for Gending, with financial support from the FPK. Performed by Gending, conducted by  Jurrien Sligter and recorded by VPRO Radio4. This mass for animals has a libretto based on the sound of animals.
Orchestration:12 piece gamelan:, saron peking, sarun barung, sarun demung, bonang panerus, bonang barung, gender barung, slentem, gambang, kendang, bedug, kenong, kempul+gong, suwakan+gong ageng, kendang en bedug play same part in unison. A cicer is played by one of the singers. Animal Mass was also arranged instrumentally for 8 musicians. This version is called Cannibal Mess. Score & parts unpublished. Information: