An Art Song setting of Bravig Imbs's poem "Sleep - 1".
This song was composed by Christopher Ludwig, and performed by Baritone Cliff Ridley and pianist Tatiana Khvatova.
(2013, for baritone and piano)
Poem by Bravig Imbs
slowly the ponderous doors of lead imponderous
pushed by a wedging force unthinking opened
how like a cloud I floated down the dim green air
unthinking of the soft violence of odorous winds
the falling plaint of hidden violins