Rose Haiku + Rose Rondeau

by Kathleen Martin

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I open my arrangement of 14th c. French composer, Guillaume de Machaut's "Rose, lis..." rondeau with this haiku I wrote as a teen:


Haiku Flower Secret

The scarlet Sunset
Made Love with the watered Earth.
Their Child is the Rose.


released October 2, 2012
Cover design by JT Lindroos



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Kathleen Martin New Albany, Indiana

For music fans who think outside the boxy confines of genre labels, find here my original work arranged for and performed on a variety of instruments for sounds ranging from sweet to sassy and reedy to brassy; from lofty to lowdown and soulful to hoedown; from serious to silly and urban to hillbilly. I urge you to click on my production notes/lyrics before or as you push play. ☼♥ ... more

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