Let the florid music praise [ ... ]
About the headline (FAQ)This text may be copyright, so we will not display it until we obtain permission to do so or discover it is public-domain.
- by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973), "Song", appears in Look, Stranger!, first published 1936, revised 1966, 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 (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Let the florid music praise!", op. 11 no. 1 (1937), published 1938 [high voice and piano], from On This Island, no. 1. [text verified 1 time]
- by Peter Dickinson (b. 1934), "Let the florid music praise" [tenor and piano] [text not verified]
- by Daniel Rogers Pinkham (1923 - 2006), "Let the florid music praise", published 1949 [medium voice and string quartet or strings], from Three Lyric Scenes [text not verified]
Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:20
Line count: 16
Word count: 75