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Water Night is one of composer Eric Whitacre's earliest works, written in 1995 during his attendance at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers. It is written for SATB choir a cappella with three, four and five-part divisi in vocal sections. The text is from Octavio Paz's poem Agua nocturna, adapted by Whitacre and translated by Muriel Rukeyser. According to Whitacre, "[t]he music sounded in the air" as he read the poem.<ref name=EW>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Whitacre dedicated this composition to his friend Dr. Bruce Mayhall.<ref name=EW/>


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Water Night is one of composer Eric Whitacre's earliest works, written in 1995 during his attendance at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers. It is written for SATB choir a cappella with three, four and five-part divisi in vocal sections. The text is from Octavio Paz's poem Agua nocturna, adapted by Whitacre and translated by Muriel Rukeyser. According to Whitacre, "[t]he music sounded in the air" as he read the poem.<ref name=EW>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Whitacre dedicated this composition to his friend Dr. Bruce Mayhall.<ref name=EW/>


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