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by Henjo, né Yoshimine no Munesada (816 - 890)
Translation by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)
Language: English  after the Japanese (日本語)
Blow softly, O Wind! And let no clouds cover the moon Which lights the posturing steps Of the most beautiful of dancers.
- by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925), "Temple ceremony", appears in Pictures of the Floating World, first published 1919 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Japanese (日本語) by Henjo, né Yoshimine no Munesada (816 - 890) [text unavailable]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Alexander Lang Steinert (1900 - 1982), "Temple ceremony", published 1932 [medium voice and piano], from Four Lacquer Prints, no. 2. [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-02-18
Line count: 5
Word count: 22