Time will say nothing but I told you so [ ... ]
- by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973), 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 Rudolf Escher (1912 - 1980), "If I could tell you", 1975, from Three poems by W.H. Auden, no. 1 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Juliana Hall (b. 1958), "If I could tell you", 1992, first performed 1995 [ baritone and piano ], from Death's Echo -- 5 songs for Baritone and Piano, no. 2 [sung text not yet checked]
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