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.