To Sleep


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."


The audio selections in the player to the right feature Robert Osborne, baritone, and Susan Almasi, piano. The recordings are from a live performance in New York, 1995. Used with the permission of the composer. To listen, please click on the track name itself.

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