A leaf falls in loneliness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instrumentation:
Mezzosoprano, Clarinet, Cello and tape

Durata:
11' 30 ''

Commissioned by Ny Musikks Komponistgruppe. First performance by Tora Augestad, Rolf Borch and Tanja Orning at the Ultima Festival, 13.10.06 at Parkteateret - Oslo.

A leaf falls in loneliness is inspired by E. E. Cummings poet (1894-1962) "l(a)" and a haiku poem by the Japanese haiku master Basho (1644-1694)

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l(a

le
af
fa

ll

s)
one
l

iness


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Won't you come and see
loneliness?
Just one leaf falls
from the kiri.


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