The Wound-Dresser

About this work...

The Wound-Dresser is a setting of most of the poem of the same name by Walt Whitman. Scored for baritone and orchestra, the work was written in 1989 and premiered that year by Sanford Sylvan and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra under the direction of the composer. Whitman's poem is part of the series "Drum-Taps," which t... read more