Little Fugue on a Whimsy, A

This light, bubbling piece was composed for and premiered by Third Wheel.

 

Sleep, My Heart’s Desire

A tender lullaby on a text by Colin Sterne.

 

Sleep, Holy Babe

A tender Christmas lullaby is combined with a solo trumpet, which is playing “Lo, How a Rose ‘ere Blooming.” Mary Breden led her Consort Singers of Loyola Marymount University in the premiere at their 2018 Christmas program. On YouTube here  

 

Wilfred OwenInspired by the poem “Asleep” by Wilfred Owen, Gibson’s He Sleeps Less Tremulous: A Lament for English horn and string quartet was given a read-through on Nov. 17 by Sarah Bloxham, Tom McEvilley, Robert Matsuda, Matthew Witmer, and Roger Lebow, recorded by engineer Paul Sobosky.