adorned with raindrops
from the shower, a sparkling
A contemporary of Basho, Den Sutejo was the eldest daughter of a distinguished samurai family living in the mountainous area northwest of Kyoto. After her husband’s death, she became a nun and spent the final years of her life as a Zen devotee.
Adorned With Raindrops was written for Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bassoon, Vibraphone, Violin, Viola, Cello, and String Bass.
The score is available at https://bit.ly/3KvAa2g