- for soprano voice, viola and piano
- Two movements
|Score (81k)||Pages 3-6,18-20||© Gillian Whitehead|
Haiku is a setting of 21 haiku written by Alan Wells, published in The New Zealand Haiku Anthology, edited by Cyril Childs (Wellington: The New Zealand Poetry Society Inc., 1993), and used with the kind permission of the poet.
Haiku, was originally written for instrumental ensemble to celebrate Douglas Lilburn’s eightieth birthday, was rearranged and given its first performance by the Dunedin-based Lyric Trio (Ana Good, Rebecca Maurice, Joyce Whitehead). The haiku are concisely set; they draw on imagery both local and universal.
- Text Note:
- Text by Alan Wells
- For Douglas Lilburn on his 80th birthday
|28 Mar 1996||
Performed by Jane Manning (soprano), Gillian Ansell (viola) and Margaret Neilsen (piano)