New Moon

"New Moon" is a song by Ricky Ian Gordon, setting the poetry of Langston Hughes. This song exists in arrangements for chorus as well as vocal quartet.

Date: 2002Composer: Ricky Ian GordonText: Langston Hughes

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New Moon

There’s a new young moon
Riding the hills tonight.

There’s a sprightly young moon
Exploring the clouds.

There’s a half-shy young moon
Veiling her face like a virgin
Waiting for a lover.

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 113

Recordings

Bright Eyed Joy

(Ricky Ian Gordon)

2001

Books

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

By Langston Hughes

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