George Crumb – Vox Balaenae *Remember to participate in the forum if you want to debate any point described at this analysis. Historical Background. Crumb’s music is focused in the use of musical developments of its period to create connection with the public. Vox Balaenae written in 1971 is a . George Crumb: Voice of the Whale - Luna Nova. Vox Balaenae | George Crumb (b. 1929) Vocalise. Variations on Sea-Time. Sea Theme. Variation 1 – Archeozoic. Variation 2 – Proterozoic. Variation 3 – Paleozoic. Variation 4 – Mesozoic. Variation 5 – Cenozoic. Sea Nocturne. INTERMISSION. Piano Trio No. 2 | Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) AndanteAllegro con brioLargoAllegretto.