Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song
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First published in New York World, August 16, 1925
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Seymour Barab (1921 - 2014), "Comment", published 1959 [medium voice, woodwind quintet, and piano], from Songs of Perfect Propriety, no. 12, Boosey and Hawkes [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927), "Comment", published 2000 [voice and piano], from Four Songs, no. 4, in Art Songs by American Women Composers, Vol. 14, Southern Music Co.; note: this setting can be found also in Seven Somewhat Silly Songs [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927), "Comment", 1996, published 2000, first performed 1997 [voice and piano], from Seven Somewhat Silly Songs, no. 3, note: this setting can be found also in Four Songs [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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