Nekuia

Atkins, Malcolm

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Duration

2m 00s

Composed

1998

Instrumentation

Flexible Ensemble with Keyboard

Availability

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About the work

Inspired by the Night Sea Journey of Ra in Egyptian mythology. This piece relates to Ra passing the souls of those left at the river’s edge for eternity whom he illuminates briefly as he passes.

Technical notes

A number of tempo changes, but a regular crotchet pulse.

Origin

Call for pieces entry for Mixed Ensembles, CoMA Summer School 2000