Yakini (sextets: keyboard, woodwind)
by Paul Kopetz (2008)
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Yakini is a gorilla born in a Zoo. Although leading an existence of a celebrity, his life in captivity is a juxtaposition of happiness and illusion. The simplicity of his natural instincts is counterbalanced by the demands and definitions of the human world. As Yakini goes about his daily life in his own mischievous fashion does he really understand his predicament?
Instrumentation: Version 1: Wind quintet (3 players doubling on optional auxiliary percussion), piano. Version 2: Wind quintet (3 players doubling on optional auxiliary percussion), piano, marimba.
Duration: 7 min.
First performance: by Collusion — 26 Feb 10. Brisbane
Performances of this work
27 Jul 15: Wendouree Centre For Performing Arts, Ballarat Vic. Featuring Ballarat Memorial Concert Band.
26 Feb 10: Brisbane. Featuring Collusion.
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