Persistently I Stare

This piece was written in response to Naviarhaiku343 – Persistently I stare

     Persistently I stare
     At the moon
     Still I cannot hear

This haiku is by Sugiyama Sanpu (1647-1732), who suffered from severe hearing problems for his whole life. Sanpu was a patron of Basho, helping him establish his school of haiku.

Persistently I Stare was written for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Cello and String Bass.

Persistently I Stare – Score

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