Instrumentation: String orchestra (4 or 8 violins, 3 violas, 2 cellos, double bass)
Length: 9 minutes 15 seconds
Premiere: Shattered Glass at The Princeton Sound Kitchen, 7 February 2017
Written for: Shattered Glass
From The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (1906) Vol. 7: Journal Vol. 1
"Oh, could I catch the sounds remote!
Could I but tell to human ear
The strains which on the breezes float
And sing the requiem of the dying year!"