Bend willow, willow bend down deep [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Poetry Of The Negro 1746-1949. An anthology edited by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps, Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc,, 1951, pages 161-162.
- by Herbert Clark Johnson , "Willow bend and weep", copyright © [author's text checked 1 time 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 Dorothy Rudd Moore (b. 1940), "Willow bend and weep", 1972 [ mezzo-soprano, cello, piano ], from From the Dark Tower, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
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