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5'

2020

kotiya

for 4 players

kotiya is a short piece for four players, written in one week. The title refers to a subspecies of leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) native to Sri Lanka. 


The piece is a response to the dense, suffocating humidity of the island’s lowland rainforests. The music is often opaque and uncomfortable, choked by the jungle.

[ Fl., BCl., Vln., Db. ]

kotiyaXan Gill
00:00 / 01:04

Full instrumentation:

Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Double Bass

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