To Sleep

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To Sleep is a song cycle by David Leisner for medium (or low) voice and piano setting "3 Elizabeth Bishop poems on the theme of sleep, one lighthearted, one dark and dramatic, and the last quietly passionate."

--www.davidleisner.com

The audio selections feature Robert Osborne, baritone, and Susan Almasi, piano. The recordings are from a live performance in New York, 1995.

Date: 1994Composer: David LeisnerText: Elizabeth Bishop

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    To Sleep

    Composer(s): David Leisner

    Song(s): 1. Sleeping on the Ceiling
    2. The Unbeliever
    3. Sonnet

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