Igor Strawinsky, Die Geschichte vom Soldaten, 1964. Unknown artist. From the Philips twen record series.
Accounts of the tale appear in three texts: Toen shōsetsu (1825), Hyōryū kishū (1835) and Ume-no-chiri (1844).
The fantastic theme created by John Barry
"Under The Full Bloom". Photography by ajpscs on Flickr. Image taken on April 9, 2011, Komatsugawa 2 Chome, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Plum Blossoms, Kyoto, Japan. Photography by Takeshi Hata on 500px