Commission spotlight

The Lines Below

(text by Walt Whitman)

Raymond Lustig

For tenor, violin, double bass, clarinet, and piano; duration: 9:40
Premiered on “Carol of Words – Walt Whitman in Song”
April 7, 2019; at Haverford College

Performers: James Reese, tenor, Min-Young Kim, violin, Tim Ressler, double bass, Doris Hall-Gulati, clarinet, and Laura Ward, piano
Commissioned by Lyric Fest, Sponsored by Laura Ward and David Newmann