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WARM SUMMER SUN (2015) 
for voice and piano
poem by Robert Richardson, adapted by Mark Twain

premiere: April 28th, 2015 at SubCulture New York by Matthew Worth (baritone), Adriana Zabala (mezzo-soprano) and Gregg Kallor

Two versions: for solo voice and piano, and for vocal duet and piano

poem: 
Warm summer sun, 
Shine kindly here, 
Warm southern wind, 
Blow softly here. 
Green sod above, 
Lie light, lie light. 
Good night, dear heart, 
Good night, good night.