Welcome to The Haiku Foundation’s 102nd Haiku Music Challenge, sponsored by Naviar Records!
Ishida Hakyō (1913 – 1969) was a Japanese poet and student of Mantarō Kubota. He was the founder and editor of the haiku magazine Tsuru.
wind and clouds
playing just a little —
Eleven tracks were made in response to Ishida Hakyō’s haiku, and here’s my selection for The Haiku Foundation:
Track: Wind And Clouds
Artist: Night Note
Here’s a delicate piano piece by Czech music producer Night Note:
Track: winter solstice
Artist: Boson Spin
A short yet immersive ambient soundscape by Australian composer Boson Spin:
Artist: Ingvar Tautra
Finally, a mesmerising, minimal electro track by long-time participant Ingvar Taura:
Thank you for listening. Next week we’ll feature music inspired by haiku by Ozaki Hōsai:
I return and begin to write
a long letter
The deadline to submit your composition is 3 August. To find out more, participate or submit your haiku, please visit Naviar Records site.