Gliding O'er All

"Gliding O'er All" is the third song in Ned Rorem's song cycle Five Poems of Walt Whitman.

Date: 1970Composer: Ned RoremText: Walt WhitmanSong Collection: Five Poems of Walt Whitman

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Gliding O’er All
by Walt Whitman

Gliding o’er all, through all,
Through Nature, Time, and Space,
As a ship on the waters advancing,
The voyage of the soul–not life alone,
Death, many deaths I’ll sing.


Sheet Music

Five Poems of Walt Whitman

Composer(s): Ned Rorem

Song(s): 1. Sometimes With One I Love
2. Look Down, Fair Moon
3. Gliding O'er All
4. Reconciliation
5. Gods

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