I Saw My Father Drowning

2002, Revised 2003, Revised 2010 | baritone/piano trio or mezzo-soprano with piano trio. There are also baritone and mezzo versions with flute instead of violin.

Poem by David Vogel (1891-1944). “I Saw My Father Drowning” is from the book Selected Poems by David Vogel, translated by AC Jacobs (1976). Permission granted by The Menard Press on behalf of the Estate of AC Jacobs.

Song 6 of Fathers.

The baritone version premiered by Music of Remembrance, Benaroya Hall, April 2003 and the mezzo version was premiered by Music of Remembrance in March 2010.