- for unaccompanied (high) voice
- Available in three versions: a low version, a high version, and the simple version
|Score (20k)||E rewa mai, e ra; page 1||© Gillian Whitehead|
E rewa mai, e ra is an invocation to the sun, asking it to rise, to give light, so that all living things will thrive and be healthy, so that the rain will fall. It is 2000 years since the coming of Christ. Rise, sun.
E rewa mai, e ra was composed on 30th December 1999 to be sung at dawn on 1 January 2000.
|01 Jan 2000||
Premiered by Ana Good (soprano) at dawn on Allen’s Beach on the seaward side of the Otago Peninsula