top of page

A Clear Midnight

for voice and piano


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.

Instrumentation: Voice and Piano

Duration: About 4 minutes

Dedication: "For Emily"

Score available for purchase.

Click here to access the contact page.


bottom of page