for countertenor, two tenors, baritone, bass
written for Gallicantus
William Butler Yeats, “A Needle’s Eye”
All the stream that’s roaring by
Came out of a needle’s eye;
Things unborn, things that are gone,
From needle’s eye still goad it on.
A partial setting of the first movement of my saxophone quartet.
Premiere: October 13, 2015. Princeton University