Winter Moon

This is the first song in Ricky Ian Gordon's song cycle Genius Child, which sets the poems of Langston Hughes.

Date: 1995Composer: Ricky Ian GordonText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Genius Child: A Cycle of 10 Songs

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Text

Winter Moon
by Langston Hughes

How thin and sharp is the moon tonight!
How thin and sharp and ghostly white
Is the slim curved crook of the moon tonight!

–The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 35

Books

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

By Langston Hughes

Sheet Music

Genius Child

Composer(s): Ricky Ian Gordon

Song(s): 1. Winter Moon
2. Genius Child
3. Kid in the Park
4. To Be Somebody
5. Troubled Woman
6. Strange Hurt: Long Version
7. Strange Hurt: Short Version
8. Prayer
9. Border Line
10. My People
11. Joy

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