A Clear Midnight

for voice and piano

Text by Walt Whitman

ca. 4 minutes

Premiered April 2014 by Emily Walton, mezzo-soprano and Eric Heumann, piano


A Clear Midnight by Walt Whitman

This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,

Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,

Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best,

Night, sleep, death and the stars.

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