O clear and musical, Sing again! Sing again! Hear the rain fall Through the long night, Bring me your song again, O dear delight! O dear and comforting, Mine again! Mine again! Hear the rain sing And the dark rejoice! Shine like a spark again, O clearest voice! O clearest voice!
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- by Elinor Wylie (1885 - 1928), "The bird", appears in Collected Poems, first published 1932 [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 John Woods Duke (1899 - 1984), "The bird", 1946, published 1949 [soprano or tenor and piano], from Two songs, no. 2. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Ethel Glenn Hier (1889 - 1971), "The bird in the rain", published 1955. [voice and piano] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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