ze ze ze kuluse (2001, revised 2014)
for solo harp
duration: c. 4 minutes
This is a re-working of a traditional harp tune performed by the Nbaka people from the Central African Republic. The original tune, 'ze ze ze kuluse' (Spirit of the ancestors), is associated with ancestor worship and is performed on a large arched ten-string lute. In this version, the original harp tune undergoes a number of different variations within 24 repeated sections.