This little elegy by Hokushi is based on a haiku about autumn. The atmosphere is deeply evocative. Fall is always an evocative and sentimental period in Japanese culture. The music was composed in a few weeks, while my father, to whom it is dedicated, was reaching the end of his life.
After a short harsh beginning (a multiphonic), the work evolves from eolic sounds till a peaceful pedal at the end (whistle tones), through a brief and compressed development.
Fall has come.
But not only
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