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Ukiyo

for marimba (2021) 2'

...a setting of a Bashō haiku...

花にうき世
我が酒白く
飯黒し

hana ni ukiyo
waga sake shiroku
meshi kuroshi

because of blossom, ukiyo (floating world, world of misery)
my dirty/murky/white sake
black food

- Basho

Reading by Matt Sharrock