Musical Settings

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Composer Ching-chu Hu's "Three Songs" (Malachi Black's "Insomnia & So On," "You," and "Drifting at Midday") performed by Brave New Works (Chris Younghoon Kim, director; Jennifer Goltz, soprano) at Denison University's Tutti New Music Festival. (3/3/2011)

Listen to Ching-chu Hu's "Morning Rearranged" (Malachi's "To the Moon," "Mirroring," and "Morning Shows") performed by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble (Kevin Noe, director; Timothy Jones, bass-baritone) at Denison University's Tutti New Music Festival. (2/23/2013)

Listen to composer Eric Shanfield's midi renditions of settings of Malachi's "Insomnia & So On," "Sifting in the Afternoon," "This Gentle Surgery," and "Drifting at Midday" from Shanfield's Very Black Sonnets opus, a pairing of Malachi's poems with several of celebrated Transcendentalist Jones Very's.

Click here to learn more about Shanfield's Very Black Sonnets.


Hear Malachi read his poems.

Learn more about Storm Toward Morning.

Read poems from Storm Toward Morning.