The Light Snow

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku306 – The light snow

     The light snow.
     The ice without any trace
     On the lake.

The haiku is by Kawahigashi Hekigoto (1873-1937), an important advocate of the free verse haiku. Besides being a writer and critic of haiku, Hekigoto was a literary scholar, noh dancer, art critic, calligrapher, social commentator, and mountain climber.

The Light Snow was written for Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trombone, Crotales, Cymbals, Violin, Viola, Cello and String Bass.

The Light Snow
The Light Snow – Score

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