The haiku is a Japanese poem about nature that uses five syllables in the first line, seven in the second, and five in the third. Each of these short movements is a vignette presenting an original haiku that describes the music, with the music in turn following the form of the haiku. Composed for Alto Flute (or Flute) and Marimba (or Cello).
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).