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Haiku

for soprano, violin, cello and piano

Year:  1995   ·  Duration:  9m

Year:  1995
Duration:  9m

Films, Audio & Samples

Gillian Whitehead: Haiku; v...

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Sample Score

Sample: page 1-6

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Borrow/Hire:

To borrow or hire parts please email SOUNZ directly at info@sounz.org.nz. Please note that only library members in New Zealand and Australia can borrow or hire parts.

About

Haiku is a setting of 21 haiku written by Alan Wells, published in "The New Zealand Haiku Anthology", edited by Cyril Childs (Wellington: The New Zealand Poetry Society Inc., 1993), and used with the kind permission of the poet. Haiku, originally written for instrumental ensemble to celebrate Douglas Lilburn's eightieth birthday, was rearranged and given its first performance by the Dunedin-based Lyric Trio (Ana Good, Rebecca Maurice, Joyce Whitehead). The haiku are concisely set; they draw on imagery both local and universal.


Performance history

13 Nov 2015: Performed by Jenny Wollerman (soprano), Martin Riseley (violin), Inbal Megiddo (cello) and Jian Liu (piano) at the Remembering Lilburn concert, Adam Concert Room, Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music, Wellington.