Texts by Melvile (from Moby-Dick) and W.H. Auden (from his poem “Herman Melville”); for tenor solo, SATB choir and full orchestra (2-2-2-2 4-3-3 harp, 3 percussion, strings) First performance: April 24, 2013 at Murcheson Hall, University of North Texas with Richard Croft, tenor, and the UNT Symphony Orchestra and Grand Chorus; David Itkin, conductor. Commissioned by the University of North Texas.A recording is available, see Ahab Symphony (UNT School of Music).
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