Oh for the rising moon Over the roofs of Rome, And swallows in the dusk Circling a darkened dome! Oh for the measured dawns That pass with folded wings-- How can I let them go With unremembered things?
- by Sara Teasdale (1884 - 1933), "Rome", appears in Rivers to the Sea, in Vignettes Overseas, no. 7, first published 1915 [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 Wintter Haynes Watts (1884 - 1962), "Rome", published 1919 [ high voice, piano ], from Vignettes Overseas, no. 6 [sung text not yet checked]
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This text was added to the website: 2004-12-29
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