Tambourines! Tambourines! To the glory of God! Tambourines To glory! A gospel shout And a gospel song: Life is short But God is long! Tambourines! Tambourines! Tambourines To glory!
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967), "Tambourines", from Selected Poems of Langston Hughes, first published 1959 [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 Frank W. Brazinski (b. 1932), "Tambourines" [ baritone or tenor, unaccompanied ], from Names in Uphill Letters [sung text not yet checked]
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