GISHORA

for flute or piccolo and 7 African drums



The original version was written for TRUMPET AND PERCUSSION, a commission of the Flemish radio KLARA in 2009, for the ART FOR LIFE-action. This version was commissioned by Sax & Stix with premiere at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam in March 2012.

The name GISHORA (hill) refers to a place in Burundi where sacred drums are kept.

In 2012 Henderickx made a version for SOPRANO SAX AND PERCUSSION and in 2019 this version for piccolo and percussion.




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Norsk Musikforlag (publisher)

 





INSTRUMENTATION / EXTRA INFORMATION

GISHORA (2019)
for flute or piccolo and 7 African drums
(+/- 8')
first performance for piccolo and percussion on January 26th, 2021
LIVE STREAM from the Galaxy Studios in Mol (BE)
by Peter Verhoyen, piccolo and
Pieterjan Vranckx, 7 African drums







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