This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 205 – shrapnel.
brings from the grove of trees
a circle of birds
This is a haiku by Georges Sabiron, who lost his life in the trenches of northern France in May 1918.
The designation of (condensed) has been added to the title because I will be expanding this idea into a much larger piece.
It was written for Oboe, Bassoon, Horn, Trombone, Timpani, Vibraphone, Violin and Cello.