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Quaint name, Ann street. Width of same, ten feet. Barnums mob - Ann street, Far from obsolete. Narrow, yes. Ann street, But business, both feet. (Nassau crosses Ann Street) Sun just hits Ann street, Then it quits - some greet! Rather short, Ann street...
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947), "Ann Street", 1985 [medium voice and piano], from Three Little Americana Songs, no. 2 [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Charles Edward Ives (1874 - 1954), "Ann Street", 1921 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Ann Street", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Drôle de nom, Ann street, Sa largeur, dix pieds. Foule d'un cirque -- Ann street, Loin d'être obsolète. Étroite, oui. Ann street, Mais affairée, des deux pieds, (Nassau croise Ann street) Le soleil vient frapper Ann street, Puis la quitte -- certains se réjouissent ! Plutôt courte, Ann street...
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This text was added to the website: 2015-07-27
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