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© by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973)
O the valley in the summer where I and...
O the valley in the summer where I and my John [ ... ]
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1 Britten: "grass"
2 Britten: "Whispered so soft in"
3 Britten: "the evening"
4 Britten: "like ivy"
5 Britten: "gold and silver"
6 Britten: "Johnny"
7 Britten: "down"
- by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973), "Johnny", appears in Another Time, first published 1940, copyright © [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 (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Johnny", 1937, published 1980 [ voice and piano ], from Cabaret Songs, no. 3 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Mervyn, Lord Horder, the Second Baron of Ashford (1910 - 1998), "Johnny" [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by John Reginald Lang-Hyde (1899 - 1990), as Lewis Hyde, "O the valley in the summer", 1951 [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 30
Word count: 275