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The Dismantled Ship

(text by Walt Whitman)

Samuel McLaughlin


For baritone and piano; duration: 2:57
Premiered on “Carol of Words – Walt Whitman in Song”
April 7, 2019; at Haverford College
Performers: Sidney Outlaw, baritone and Laura Ward, piano
Commissioned by Lyric Fest, Sponsored by the Lyric Fest Young Composer Competition

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