Matt Van  Brink, composer, pianist, accordionist

The Lower Leaves of Trees (2002)

SATB chorus a capella | 2 mins.
setting of short waka texts by Sone No Yoshitada
First performed by San Francisco Choral Artists, Magen Solomon, director
11 June 2006, Oakland, California
New Voices Project series

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TEXTS
1) by Kenneth Rexroth, from ONE HUNDRED MORE POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE, copyright ©1976 by Kenneth Rexroth. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp. 2) by Thomas McAuley, copyright ©2012 by Thomas McAuley. Reprinted by permission of the author.

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