by Horatius Bonar (1808 - 1889)

In the still air
Language: English 
In the still air the music lies unheard;
In the rough, marble beauty lies unseen;
To wake the music and the beauty needs
The master’s touch, the sculptor’s chisel keen.

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Researcher for this text: Mike Pearson

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