I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow
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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)
- by Abbie Betinis (b. 1980), "The waking", first performed 2012 [baritone and piano], Abbie Betinis Music Co. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by William Bolcom (b. 1938), "The waking", 1975, published 1976, first performed 1975 [tenor or soprano and orchestra (or voice and 2 pianos)], from Open House, no. 3. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Stanley Grill (b. 1953), "The Waking", copyright © 2017 [satb chorus], confirmed with an online score [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Ned Rorem (b. 1923), "The waking" [medium voice and piano] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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