When great trees fall [ ... ]
Let Evening Come
Song Cycle by William Bolcom (b. 1938)
1. Ailey, Baldwin, Floyd, Killens, and Mayfield  [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Ann Johnson (1928 - 2014), copyright © [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
2. 'Tis not that Dying hurts us so  [sung text checked 1 time]
'Tis not that Dying hurts us so -- 'Tis Living -- hurts us more -- But Dying -- is a different way -- A Kind behind the Door -- The Southern Custom -- of the Bird -- That ere the Frosts are due -- Accepts a better Latitude -- We -- are the Birds -- that stay. The Shrivers round Farmers' doors -- For whose reluctant Crumb -- We stipulate -- till pitying Snows Persuade our Feathers Home.
- by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886), no title [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
3. Interlude (viola and piano)  [sung text not yet checked]
— Tacet —
4. Let evening come  [sung text checked 1 time]
Let the light of late afternoon [ ... ]
- by Jane Kenyon (1947 - 1995), copyright © [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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