Over the wintry fields the snow drifts; falling, falling; Its frozen burden filling each hollow. And hark; Out of the naked woods a wild bird calling, On the starless verge of the dark!
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- by Walter De la Mare (1873 - 1956), "Winter evening", appears in Inward Companion, first published 1950 [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 Toner Cone (b. 1917), "Winter evening" [ satb chorus and string quartet ], from Around the year  [sung text not yet checked]
- by Juliana Hall (b. 1958), "Winter evening", 1989, first performed 1990 [ baritone and piano ], from Winter Windows -- 7 songs for Baritone and Piano, no. 6 [sung text checked 1 time]
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