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- a text in English by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Song for a Dark Girl", appears in Fine Clothes to the Jew, first published 1927
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Silvestre Revueltas (1899 - 1940), "Canto de una muchacha negra", 1938, published 1948 [voice and piano], also set in English
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Paridam von dem Knesebeck , "Lied für ein dunkles Mädchen", appears in Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, copyright © and by Eva Hesse (b. 1925) , "Lied für ein dunkles Mädchen", appears in Mein dunklen Hände. Moderne Negerlyrik in Original und Nachdichtung, copyright © ; composed by Hermann Reutter.
- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Josef Luitpold Stern (1886 - 1966) , copyright © ; composed by Alexander Zemlinsky.
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