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Dawn



AUDIO
Performed by Julia Bentley, mezzo-soprano, and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

DURATION
2’15”

POET

Paul Laurence Dunbar

YEAR COMPOSED
2009

THIS IS A MOVEMENT FROM:

The Book of American Poetry

VERSIONS AVAILABLE FOR:
Soprano
Mezzo-Soprano
Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano (duet)
Tenor
Baritone

COMMISSIONER
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

ORDERING SCORES
Inkjar Publishing Company
$6 PDF format • $12 printed score
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TEXT

An angel, robed in spotless white,
Bent down and kissed the sleeping Night.
Night woke to blush; the sprite was gone.
Men saw the blush and called it Dawn.