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Composer
Joseph N. Rubinstein
Composer Nationality
American
Pages
9
Minutes
4
Language
English
Voicing
4 part mixed chorus
Divisi
No
Sacred or Secular
Secular
Mood
Dramatic, with dynamic contrasts; Restrained, holding back; Sparse, distant, minimal
Description

A dark and ominous setting of a poem by Tennyson. The music has an undulating feel that reflects the nautical imagery of the text and harmonic tension which conveys a sense of mourning.

https://youtu.be/WnBDbs1Nmxo

Audio Credit
Performed by the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus