Underneath an abject willow ...
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Brooks beneath the thin ice flowing, To their ocean go. Coldest love will warm to action
- by W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907 - 1973), no title, appears in Look, Stranger!, first published 1936, copyright © [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) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Underneath the abject willow", published 1937 [duet for 2 sopranos with piano], from Two Ballads for two voices and piano, no. 2. [text not verified]
- by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976), "Underneath the abject willow", published c1942 [high voice and piano], from the collection Fish in the unruffled lakes : Six Auden Settings for High Voice and Piano, no. 6, note: collected into one publication in 1997 [text not verified]
- by James Myron Cohn (b. 1928), "Underneath an abject willow", 1969 [SATB chorus a cappella], from Three Phases of Love [text not verified]
- by Louis Drakeford , "Underneath an abject willow" [baritone and piano], from Four songs [text not verified]
- by T. Wallace Southam , "Underneath the abject willow", published 1966 [voice and piano], from Poetry Set in Jazz [text not verified]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
This text was added to the website: 2015-09-24
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