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by James Stephens (1882 - 1950)
The hill is bare : I only find
The hill is bare : I only find The grass, the sky, and one small tree Tossing wildly on the wind ; And that is all there is to see : A tree, a hill, a wind, a sky Where nothing ever passes by.
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- by James Stephens (1882 - 1950), "Katty Gollagher", appears in The Adventures of Seumas Beg [and] The Rocky Road to Dublin, 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 Edward Toner Cone (b. 1917), "Katty Gollagher " [ TTBB chorus a cappella ], from Three Miniatures [sung text not yet checked]
- by Tom Dobson (1890 - 1918), "Pastoral", published <<1940, from The Rocky Road to Dublin [sung text not yet checked]
- by Walter Byron Mourant (1910 - 1995), "Katty Gollagher" [ medium voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-01-22
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Word count: 44