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- by Theodore Roethke (1908 - 1963), "The waking", appears in The Lost Son and Other Poems, first published 1948, copyright © [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 Judith Cloud , "The waking" [soprano, mezzo-soprano, or tenor and guitar] [text not verified]
- by Daron Aric Hagen (b. 1961), "The waking" [voice and piano], from Love in a Life, no. 5. [text not verified]
- by Ned Rorem (b. 1923), "I strolled across an open field", published 1969 [voice and piano], from Two Poems of Theodore Roethke, no. 1. [text verified 1 time]
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