Clocks cannot tell our time of day [ ... ]
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- by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973), appears in The Double Man, first published 1941, copyright © 1945 [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 Lukas Foss (b. 1922), "We're late", 1959-60, published 1961, copyright © 1964 [ soprano and orchestra ], from Time Cycle, no. 1, New York, Carl Fischer [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Juliana Hall (b. 1958), "No time", 1992, first performed 1995 [ baritone and piano ], from Death's Echo -- 5 songs for Baritone and Piano, no. 4 [sung text not yet checked]
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