O You Whom I Often(1995)
"O You Whom I Often" is the fifth song of Simon Sargon's song cycle A Clear Midnight: Six Songs set to Poems of Walt Whitman for Baritone, Horn, and Piano.
Sheet music for Mr. Sargon's songs is available directly through the composer by contacting the following address: [email protected].
The audio selection in the player to the right features Donnie Ray Albert, baritone, Gregory Hustis French horn, and Simon Sargon, piano. Used with the permission of the composer. To listen, please click on the track name itself.
Oh You Whom I Often
by Walt Whitman
O you whom I often and silently come where you are that I may be with you,
As I walk by your side or sit near, or remain in the same room with you,
Little you know the subtle electric fire that for your sake is playing within me.