I stood beside a hill Smooth with new-laid snow, A single star looked out From the cold evening glow. There was no other creature That saw what I could see I stood and watched the evening star As long as it watched me.
- by Sara Teasdale (1884 - 1933), "February twilight", appears in Dark of the Moon, in Berkshire Notes, first published 1926 [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 Garth Baxter (b. 1946), "February twilight" [voice and guitar], from From the Heart: Three American Women - Three from Sara, no. 3. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by John Woods Duke (1899 - 1984), "February twilight", 1924, published 1926? [high voice and piano], G. Schirmer [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Crépuscule de février", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Dämmrung im Februar", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Garth Baxter
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