About the piece

“Tsuki ga dete
Shirogane no yoru
Shiawase da

The moon rises
Overhead a silver night
This is happiness”

My husband gave me this poem as a Valentine’s Day gift when we were first dating and I set it to music to celebrate our wedding. It was inspired by moonlit walks on the beach below the bluffs on the UC Santa Barbara campus; the lap of the small waves against the sand, and the shimmering path of light from the moon on the water.


Coro Volante, conducted by Brett Scott

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Tsuki ga dete/the moon rises

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5 minutes

year written


Sheet Music Format

PDF, 8.5 x 11"

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