Instrumentation: Choral (SSAATTBB)
Year composed: 2016
Written for C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective. Performed June 9 and 11, 2017, St. Ignatius of Antioch, Manhattan
Performed by C3LA: The Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles, March 4, DNJ Gallery at Bergmont Station, Santa Monica, CA; March 5, Church of the Angeles, Pasadena, CA
In the Project: Encore contemporary choral music catalog.
A meditation on nature and the openness of the sky. In Japanese.
text by Fujiwara no Tameie (1198-1275)
translated by Samhitha Sreenivasan
tomaraji na kumo no hatate ni shitau tomo
amatsu sora naru aki no wakare wa
Yearn as I might for the edge of the ceaseless clouds
The parting of autumn is the vast open sky