Here’s Naviar’s 400th challenge (and 89th for The Haiku Foundation)!
As is customary, we celebrate the important numbers with a haiku written by the first person who ever agreed to have their poem reinterpreted into music: Italian haiku writer Andrea Cecon.
Andrea Cecon is a hearing aids technician, a traveler, a haijin published all over the world and also an ebook apprentice. His first ebook won the 3rd place in Sharp Writ Book Awards contest 2011 (category: poetry). Residing in Cividale, Italy, with his wife, Russian haijin Valeria Simonova-Cecon. He finds his inspiration in memories, travels, and the everyday life . . .
Twenty-four tracks were made in response to Andrea’s haiku, and here’s my selection for The Haiku Foundation:
Artist: Slim Ovni
A new participant in the haiku music challenge, Slim Ovni created an upbeat ambient track inspired by Andrea’s poem.
Track: The Stillness Begins
After a short break, OneAmbient4 joins the haiku challenge again with an immersive and haunting soundscape.
Track: Invoking Stillness
The final track of the week is by Romanian producer DesuExPerimental, who combined different ambient layers into a coherent and evocative sonic experience.
Thank you for listening. Next week we’ll feature music inspired by a haiku by Hashimoto Takako:
pushed adrift, my words
set free . . .
The deadline to submit your composition is 15 September. To find out more, participate or submit your haiku, please visit Naviar Records site.