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Work

1995
Contents:
Two movements

Samples

application/pdf,81k Score (81k) Pages 3-6,18-20© Gillian Whitehead

External Media on Demand

Performed by Jane Manning (soprano), Gillian Ansell (viola) and Margaret Neilsen (piano) on 28 March 1996

Programme Note

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
Dedication:
For Douglas Lilburn on his 80th birthday

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Haiku   Gillian Whitehead 

Performance History

28 Mar 1996 Performed by Jane Manning (soprano), Gillian Ansell (viola) and Margaret Neilsen (piano)

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