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London Spring Song

Language: English

Hark! the merry bells do ring,
"Wake! it is the first of Spring!
Laughter is the only thing!
Ding-a-dong, ding, ding!"

Down the street on joyful wing,
On the wind those bells do sing
Music fit for any king!
"Ding-a-dong, ding, ding!"

London Town, I fear you bring
To our hearts much sorrowing;
But dark thoughts away we fling,
When they gaily sway and swing,
When the merry bells do ring,
"Wake! it is the first of Spring!
Laughter is the only thing!
Ding-a-dong, ding, ding!"


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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: 2012-09-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:02
Line count: 16
Word count: 86

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