Never the nightingale, oh my dear, Never again the lark Thou wilt hear; [Though]1 dusk and the morning still Tap at thy window-sill, Though ever love call and call Thou wilt not hear at all, My dear, my dear.
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1 Robinson: "Tho'", passim
- by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914), "Dirge", appears in Verse, 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 Gordon Ware Binkerd (1916 - 2003), "Never the nightingale", published 1971 [ mezzo-soprano and piano ], from Three Songs for Mezzo-Soprano [sung text checked 1 time]
- by John Woods Duke (1899 - 1984), "Dirge", 1935 [ medium voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Harvey Enders (1892 - 1947), "Dirge", published 1927 [ medium voice, piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Charles Joseph Huerter (1885 - 1974), "Never the nightingale", published 1919 [ voice, piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Harrison Kerr (1897 - 1978), "Dirge", published 1952 [ voice, piano ], from Six Songs for Voice and Piano to Poems by Adelaide Crapsey, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Holland Robinson , "Never the nightingale" [ voice and piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Hugo Weisgall (1912 - 1997), "Dirge", op. 1 no. 4, published 1940 [ soprano, piano ], from Four Songs, no. 4 [sung text checked 1 time]
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