MAY SKY


Instrumentation:
SSAATTBB a cappella chorus

Text: Tokuji Hirai, Neiji Ozawa, Reiko Gomyo, Suiko Matsushita

Duration: 5 minutes 30 seconds

Premiere:
August 9, 2002 by the Okubo Mixed Choir, Masayuki Tsuji, conductor, at The Sixth World Choral Symposium, Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN

Available From:
Oxford University Press, distributed by Goodmusic Publishing

Composer's Notes:
A collection of Haiku Kai, written by poets Tokuji Hirai, at Rohwer Concentration Camp and the Denson Valley Ginsha Haiku Meeting, 1944; Neiji Ozawa, at the Gila Camp Hospital; Suiko Matsushita, at Denson Valley Ginsha; Reiko Gomyo (pseudonym of Sadako Abiko), written at Denson Valley Ginsha.