What will they give me, when journey's done? Your own room to be quiet in, Son! Who shares it with me? There is none Shares that cool dormitory, Son! Who turns the sheets? There is but one And no one needs to turn it, Son! Who lights the candle? Everyone Sleeps without candle all night, Son! Who calls me after sleeping? Son! You are not called when journey's done.
- by Humbert Wolfe (1885 - 1940), "Journey's end", appears in The Unknown Goddess, first published 1925 [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Frank Bridge (1879 - 1941), "Journey's end", published 1925 [voice and piano], from Four songs [text not verified]
- by Martin Broones (1900 - 1971), "Journey's end", <<1940. [text not verified]
- by Fritz Bennicke Hart (1874 - 1949), "Journey's end", op. 91 (Four Sets of Five songs, Set I) no. 5 (1930). [voice and piano] [text not verified]
- by Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934), "Journey's end", op. 48 no. 9, H. 174 no. 9 (1929), published 1930 [voice and piano], from Twelve Humbert Wolfe Songs, no. 9. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Ted Perry
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