To a Stranger

To a Stranger, song cycle, 5 poems from “Calamus” by Walt Whitman for baritone and piano (2010), dur. c. 8.5 min. The poems are from the “Calamus” series in Leaves of Grass.

1. Sometimes with one I love

2. O you whom I often and silently come

3. That shadow my likeness

4. Passing Stranger!

5. Are you the new person drawn towards me?