Simple Daylight Soprano and Piano Vocal Solo Soprano and Piano
Simple Daylight (Soprano and Piano). Composed by John Harbison (1938-).
Cycle of 6 songs. Simple Daylight was commissioned by Lincoln Center and dedicated to its first singer, Dawn Upshaw. The music is set to poems in Michael Fried's To the Center of the Earth, creating a song cycle that requires a motet-like partnership between singer and pianist. Recorded on Elektra Nonesuch.