for eight cellos
I. String Band
III. Sparring Match
IV. Wildlife Sanctuary
"Congregations" was commissioned by Cello Octet Amsterdam. The piece is in four movements, each exploring a way that people come together: "String Band" (making music), "Minyan" (worship), "Sparring Match" (battle) and "Wildlife Refuge" (communing with nature.)
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Performance by Cello Octet Amsterdam, Arnhem, the Netherlands, 2010.