Seven sweet notes In the moonlight pale Warbled a leaf-hidden Nightingale: And Echo in hiding By an old green wall Under the willows Sighed back them all.
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- by Walter De la Mare (1873 - 1956), "Echo", appears in Bells and Grass: A Book of Rhymes, first published 1941 [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 James Brown , "Echo" [ voice and piano ], from Songs for Children [sung text not yet checked]
- by Juliana Hall (b. 1958), "Echo", 1989, first performed 2004 [ soprano and oboe ], from Bells and Grass -- 5 songs for soprano and oboe, no. 1 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Pamela Harrison (1915 - 1990), "Echo" [ voice, recorder, and piano ], from Eight Songs for Voice and Recorder [sung text not yet checked]
- by Elaine Hugh-Jones (b. 1927), "Echo", 1966-71 [ soprano or tenor and piano ], from Eight Songs of Walter de la Mare, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
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