"Nantucket" is the third song in Ned Rorem's song cycle Nantucket Songs.

Date: 1981Composer: Ned RoremText: William Carlos WilliamsSong Collection: Nantucket

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by William Carlos Williams

Flowers through the window
lavender and yellow
changed by white curtains–
Smell of cleanliness–

Sunshine of late afternoon–
On the glass tray
a glass pitcher, the tumbler
turned down, by which
a key is lying–And the
immaculate white bed.

Sheet Music

The Nantucket Songs

Composer(s): Ned Rorem

Voice Type: High

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