The Place Of Understanding
is a work by Nico Muhly
for High Voice and Organ, commissioned by The Hanson Institute for American Music of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. The work sets 2 texts by Christina Rossetti and from the Book of Job, and lasts around 13 minutes.
Muhly states that The Place Of Understanding is essentially an Organ solo piece with tenor commentary, making the Organ an equal partner in treating these two very diverse texts.