Two Poems by Walt Whitman Set to Music.





These two poems by Whitman are part of a compilation, ‘Five Borough Songbook’ produced by Glen Roven; he has made these two available for our readers to celebrate Whitman’s birthday.

“O City of Ships” is performed by Jesse Blumberg, Thomas Bagwell, & Martha Guth, music by Ricky Ian Gordon.

“City Of Orgies, Walks And Joys!” is performed by Blythe Gaissert, Alex Richardson, & Harumi Rhodes, music by Jorge Martín.

The entire album is available here: amzn.to/K0Ir7N

 

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