Commission spotlight

Come, My Tan-Faced Children

(text by Walt Whitman)

Melissa Dunphy

For mezzo soprano, violin, double bass, and piano; duration: 5:38
Premiered on “Carol of Words – Walt Whitman in Song”
April 6, 2019; at The Academy of Vocal Arts

Performers: Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo soprano; Min-Young Kim, violin; Tim Ressler, double bass; and Laura Ward. Piano
Commissioned by Lyric Fest, Sponsored by Lauren and Craig Meyer