O Captain! My Captain!

Charles Fonteyn Manney and Walt Whitman. 1903.

Image of O Captain! My Captain!

Consider the rhythm of Whitman’s poem and then look closely at how Manney sets it to music. The composer keeps some of the poet’s rhythm, but amends other moments and elects to repeat some passages for the purposes of the musical product.

Image of O Captain! My Captain!

Consider the rhythm of Whitman’s poem and then look closely at how Manney sets it to music. The composer keeps some of the poet’s rhythm, but amends other moments and elects to repeat some passages for the purposes of the musical product.

Image of O Captain! My Captain!

Consider the rhythm of Whitman’s poem and then look closely at how Manney sets it to music. The composer keeps some of the poet’s rhythm, but amends other moments and elects to repeat some passages for the purposes of the musical product.

Image of O Captain! My Captain!

Consider the rhythm of Whitman’s poem and then look closely at how Manney sets it to music. The composer keeps some of the poet’s rhythm, but amends other moments and elects to repeat some passages for the purposes of the musical product.

Metadata Details
Item Type Sheet music
Title O Captain! My Captain!
Creator Charles Fonteyn Manney and Walt Whitman
Publication Date 1903
Call Number Driscoll, Section 6, Box 150, Lincoln Folder
Location General Collections