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Haiku Music Challenge 11

Welcome to the eleventh iteration of the Haiku Music Challenge, hosted by Naviar Records.

This week we treat the following haiku by Corine Timmer:

The falling tide
tugs at my dream
Winter solstice

Corine lives in the countryside in the south of Portugal: she is an interior designer, animal lover, and self-published author. In 2018 she self-published her first children’s storybook. In the same year it won a Mom’s Choice Award. Haiku crossed her path by accident in 2015 and she’s been hooked ever since.

Here are three of the twenty songs which were made in response to Corine’s poem:

Track: the falling tide
Artist: Tunnelwater
Genre: ambient

Sit down and relax: this slowly-evolving piece by Tunnelwater is one of those compositions that will take you to another, more serene, dimension.

Track: Falling Tide
Artist: Audio Obscura
Genre: dark ambient

Audio Obscura is the author of Gathering Silence, a concept album Naviar released a few days ago which combines recordings of numerous Norfolk churches and cemeteries with subtle ambient textures. Here’s the song he made in response to Corine’s poem.

Track: Falling Tide
Artist: Corine Bicadeideias
Genre: acoustic

And here’s a track made by the author of the haiku herself! Corine joined the haiku music challenge a few months ago and is now one of our most active participants.

Thank you for listening. Next week we’ll be posting music inspired by the-fae-folk’s haiku:

Twirl among the trees,

Soft in step, swift as the breeze.

Dance beneath the leaves.

The deadline to submit your track is 2 April. To find out more and participate, please visit the Naviar Records site.

This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. So interesting to hear the selected responses…Tunnelwater immersed deeply into the dream, almost in communion that the longest night’s dream might never end. Audio Obscura used the tugging motion to expose the dream all the way to waking. And then to have the dreamer (writer and composer) dance her way out of the dream with a wakeup call made me smile. Am enjoying all the creativity this activity evokes. Off to listen to all 20 songs now.

  2. corine your poem and music are an inspiration….i enjoyed the dreamy journey and the idea of a wake up device….to bring me back to reality.

  3. It was amazing to listen to the music my haiku inspired. Thanks for the opportunity and inspiration. It was a little difficult for me not to jump into dance again so I pushed my own limits with my composition. It is calmer than usual. I am learning as I go along and getting to know GarageBand better each time. The fact that I can´t always find the sounds I am looking for actually pushes my creativity as I need to create them out of something else.

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