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Land of Heart's Desire

Language: English

Land o' Heart's Desire, 
Isle of Youth,
Dear Western Isle, 
Gleaming in sunlight!
Land o' Heart's Desire, 
Isle of Youth!

Far the cloudless sky
Stretches blue
Across the Isle,
Green in the sunlight,
Far the cloudless sky
Stretches blue!

There shall thou and I
Wander free,
On sheen-white sands,
Dreaming in starlight.
Land o' Heart's Desire, 
Isle of Youth.


After a traditional song from the Hebrides


Submitted by Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website: 2019-04-09T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2019-04-11T00:32:53
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Word count: 59

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