Clarinet, two violins, viola and cello
for the Bennevitz Quartet and Harry-Imre Dijkstra
On the hymn ‘Ave maris stella’.
This is a true ‘fusion’ version of that beautiful melody, the tune first being presented in a kind of funky klezmer guise but gradually evolving (backwards, as it were) to its original shape - history being the ‘guiding star’.
Mine is of course different: