Haiku: Gagaku

harmonic notes
a kimono shifts
in the breeze

 

Written for Carpe Diem #1494 Gagaku, the traditional music of the Japanese Court

Gagaku is court music, and is the oldest traditional music in Japan. Gagaku music includes songs, dances, and a mixture of other Asian music. Gagaku has two styles; these are instrumental music kigaku and vocal music seigaku. (CDHK)