Cuckoo, Cuckoo, what do you do? "In April I open my bill; In May I sing night and day; In June I change my tune In July Far far I fly; In August away I must." Cuckoo, Cuckoo!
- by Jane Taylor (1783 - 1824), from Tom Tiddler's Ground, ed. Walter de la Mare [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 (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Cuckoo!", op. 7 no. 3, published 1935 [children's chorus and piano], from Friday Afternoons, no. 3. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Tom White