This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku 236 – An evening cloudburst.
An evening cloudburst
sparrows cling desperately
to trembling bushes
This is a haiku by Yosa Buson, Japanese painter and one of the greatest poets of the Edo Period.
Evening Cloudburst was written for Trombone, Bass Trombone, Timpani, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Gong, Tom-toms, Vibraphone, Violins, Viola, Cello, String Bass.