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John Adams

The Wound-Dresser (1988-89)

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Plays: 1557


for baritone and chamber orchestra
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Duration: 02 mins 32 secs
Sanford Sylvan/Orchestra of St Luke's/John Adams
Nonesuch 7559-79218-2

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...I onward go. I stop.
With hinged knees and steady hand to dress wounds,
I am firm with each, the pangs are sharp yet unavoidable,
One turns to me his appealing eyes - poor boy! I never knew you,
Yet I think I could not refuse this moment to die for you, if that would save you...


from The Wound-Dresser by Walt Whitman



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