I heard a sound in the night. Sighing. Crying. Was it the wind I heard? Was it the cry of a bird? Or was it the old day dying? I heard a sound in the morn. Rejoicing. Voicing. The lilt of a note In a robin's throat. And I knew that a day was born.
- by H. J. Pearl (flourished 1931-41?) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Gustav Klemm (1897 - 1947), "Sounds", published 1931-1941 [high voice and piano], Oliver Ditson Co. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2019-04-10
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Word count: 55