"In placid hours well-pleased,
we dream of many a brave embodied scheme."

Text:"Art" by Herman Melville (ca. 1890)

"Art is one of Herman Melville's last poems (ca. 1890). It is an exact definition/description of art.

Steve Lacy (reprinted from Findings)


Written: March 16, 1978
First published: Prospectus (1987)
Instrumentation: voice, melody and piano accompaniment

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