Haiku Songs of Karigane

Announcing the release of Haiku Songs of Karigane:  Here, below, is a Youtube link to the fourth song of this five-song work.  The song cycle is written for soprano and piano, and was released on the Navona Records label on October 14, 2016.  It is the first work on an album titled, Cadence: New Works for Voices in Verse.  For this recording the performers are Jennifer Bird, soprano and Mutsumi Moteki, piano.

By using this website’s Compositions tab, you may listen to an excellent, live performance of the complete Haiku Songs of Karigane as presented in September 2006 by MeeAe Cecilia Nam, soprano and Mutsumi Moteki, piano.  There, you will also find English translations of the five Japanese haiku.