Moaning Sea and Wind (1976; Flute (Picc.), Bb Clarinet (Bass clarinet, Eb clarinet), Trumpet, 2 percussion, violin, viola, cello, bass, piano and narrator) for chamber ensemble includes a coda that is a narration of the Kenneth Rexroth poem Quietly. Most of the composition is a working out of intense struggle and sadness that is culminated in the resignation implied by the coda.
Listen to the opening of the composition:
The opening pages of the score can be reviewed below: