is a nineteen minute-long piece by minimalist composer John Adams
singer. The piece is an elegiac setting of excerpts from American poet Walt Whitman
's The Wound-Dresser (1865
) about his experience as a nurse during the American Civil War
. It was written in 1989
for baritone singer Sanford Sylvan.
- The John Adams Earbox, Nonesuch Records, NY 1999