This is a compulsory piece at the 1st Tokyo International Choir Competition 2018 [Category D: Chamber Choir]. The most famous Basho MATSUO's haiku, "Shizukasa ya iwa ni shimiiru semi no koe" is made into English lyrics by Donald Keene, Japanese literary man, who was born in America and composed by Takatomi NOBUNAGA. Mixed 4 parts chorus and equal voice version are included.
|Composer|| NOBUNAGA, Takatomi → Profile
|Author of the text|| MATSUO, Basyo
||Text arranger|| KEENE, Donald|
|Type of Choir||Mixed Chorus||Tonality|
|Number of Voice Parts||4||Voicing||SATB div., SSAA or TTBB div. (混載)|
|Language 1||English||Language 2|