The Singing Apes of Khao Yai
for choir with height male voices a capella

Work composed for Orphei Drängar, a male choir from Uppsala (Sweden). The piece is melodically constructed around the song of a male gibbon in the Thai jungle. It tells the story of a princess who, having betrayed her husband, has been transformed into a gibbon and must sing her lament every morning in the forest.

Composed in 1991
Sung in Onomatopoeia

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