Some Last Words(2008)
"Some Last Words" is a movement from John Musto's The Book of Uncommon Prayer. This particular music sets poetry by Mark Strand.
The audio recording of "Some Last Words," provided in the audio playlist to the right, is made possible through a collaboration between the Hampsong Foundation and SongFest. The performers are Awet Andemicael, soprano, Jazimina MacNeil, mezzo-soprano, Stephen Ng, tenor, Neil Aronoff, bass-baritone, and David Trippet, piano, and the performance took place at SongFest 2008 at Pepperdine University. To listen, please click on the track name itself.
The poetry of The Book of Uncommon Prayer is included in the SongFest 2008 Book of Words, the PDF of which is listed on the right.