Tears of Joy
6/4/00 for ensemble
To my mother, Maureen van der Walt; 18/8/1930-28/6/2000
Remembering the past,
we cry tears of joy.
For four (or five) winds, two keyboards (piano or electric piano sounds), electric guitar, electric bass.
- Wind parts: original instrumentation was two flutes, clarinet and alto sax, with (optionally) tenor sax reading from clarinet part also
- Current instrumentation is flute, electric violin, clarinet, alto sax, tenor sax
- Many other groupings possible
Shortlisted by the Society for the Promotion of New Music (SPNM)