SEE-IT-NOW

JUNE 2020
NEW RELEASES

Complete List

Children
Middle School
High School
College
Community Choir
Mixed Voices
Men's Choir
Women's Choir


2019
Best Sellers


Updates at SBMP.COM

CoverHiraita, Hiraita [level: Medium]
arr. Ken Hakoda: Bio and other works
voicing: SATB | catalog number: SBMP 559 | duration: 2:30 | price: $1.95
accompaniment: a cappella


A traditional Japanese children's song, its melody is based on the pentatonic scale. The text portrays the wondrous yet simple moments when a lotus flower blossoms and then closes. At a deeper level, the text speaks of the eternal cycle of nature. The music depictse this eternal cycle by overlapping several layers of melodies to create a mysterious and dream-like atmosphere. The text is Japanese, the pronunciation easy as the vowels are pure as in Italian. A pronunciation guide is provided.



Midi File [© all rights reserved]

Order
CLICK HERE: See and Hear the Complete Score or download a perusal copy: MIV

Add to Shopping Cart  ePrint

Reviews | submit review


Featured on the following reading sessions
2019 | AZ MEA Conference
2016 | Arizona ACDA Summer Workshop July 18-20
2011 | KCDA

DigitalRoom