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Carol Shortis: Five Jisei; ...Embedded video
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Jisei are the special poems written, by Japanese tradition, as a ‘farewell to life’ by poets, a sort of artistic ‘last will’ that reflects on the life lived, the present transition and the afterlife to come.
Commissioned by Baroque Voices
five miniatures for choir or 6-voice vocal ensemble
The texts for these five miniature pieces are taken from "Japanese Death Poems" compiled and translated by Yoel Hoffman, and reprinted with the express permission of Tuttle Publishing www.tuttlepublishing.com