Late in the Day

2002 | baritone or mezzo-soprano/cello.

Poem by the late Maine poet CGR (Charlotte) Shepard.

Commissioned by Adelaide Whitaker for baritone Randall Scarlata, and dedicated to the memory of Randall’s father Robert Scarlata, who passed away in September 2002.

Premiere:  January 16, 2003 at The Terrace Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC. Randall Scarlata, baritone, Marcy Rosen, cello. “Dear Rick 1, 2, 3, 4” and “Long Pond Revisited” © 1997 by CGR Shepard. Used by permission of the poet.

Song 3 of Long Pond Revisited.

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