Five Landscapes

Song Cycle by John (Whitley) Purser (b. 1942)

Word count: 355

1. New Hampshire [sung text not yet checked]

Children's voices in the orchard
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First published in Virginia Quarterly Review, April 1934 as one of "Words for Music"

2. Virginia [sung text not yet checked]

Red river, red river
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First published in Virginia Quarterly Review, April 1934 as one of "Words for Music"

3. Rannoch, by Glencoe [sung text not yet checked]

Here the crow starves, here the patient stag
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First published in New English Weekly, October 1935

4. Usk [sung text not yet checked]

Do not suddenly break the branch, or
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First published in Two Poems, 1935

5. Cape Ann [sung text not yet checked]

O quick quick quick, quick hear the song-sparrow
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First published in Two Poems, 1935