Commissioned by the BBC for Sound on Film

  • tbells/str
  • boys’ voices
  • low female voice; solo cello (optional)
  • 14 min

Programme Note

Mahamatar is one of a few one-off pieces that I've written throughout my life for such artists as Bjork and the Persian singer Parvin Cox. They are deliberately simple, and stand apart from the path of my general development as a composer.


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