Four Poems from the Japanese

Hasse, Jean

Duration

16m 00s

Publisher

Visible Music

Composed

1998

Instrumentation

Voices Only

Scoring

2 treble, ten, bar/bas

Availability

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About the work

The four texts set are:

1. She said, by The Monk Sosei, 9th century;

2. The cricket cries, by the Regent Fujiwara, 12th century; 3. When, by the Emperor Koko, 9th century;

4. In the dusk, by Izumi Shikibu, 10th century

Technical notes

The poems are set for two separate treble groups of voices, one tenor group, and a bass and/or baritone group.