When Mary goes walking The autumn winds blow The poplars they curtsey The larches bend low; The oaks and the beeches Their gold they fling down To make her a carpet To make her a crown.
- by Patrick Reginald Chalmers (1872 - 1942), "When Mary goes walking", appears in Green Days and Blue Days, first published 1912 [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 Ronald A. Beckett , "When Mary goes walking", 2016 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Nick Peros (b. 1963), "When Mary goes walking" [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Nick Peros
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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