A Clear Midnight

A Clear Midnight
Composer
Ezra Donner
Text
Walt Whitman
Pages
7
Minutes
4
Language
English
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Relaxed, dreamy, introspective; Caring, warm
Description

Delicate, hushed, and suspenseful, this perfectly captures the expansive and meditative feeling of Whitman’s poignant poetry. This is great for any sized choir, though the long lines, slow pace, and lush harmonies will lend itself particularly well to large ensembles.

https://youtu.be/PlO86JHc4as

Audio Credit
The First Recordings Project - J. David Moore, Conductor