A musical and musicological gem by a (thoroughly unknown) woman composer, who never aspired to
greatness, but whose music has the power to heal
severe historical wounds among people...here the
Bearing the dedication "to all people of good will",
Jacqueline Martens' opera tells of strife, reconciliation,
and understanding among people of "the eastern
foothills of Africa" - a criminal offense at the time the
work was written.
The 12 - minute Suite contains major instrumental excerpts
from important sections of the opera, in which every major
character is represented instrumentally.