There's a new young moon Riding the hills tonight. There's a sprightly young moon Exploring the clouds. There's a half shy young moon Veiling her face like a virgin Waiting for a lover.
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- by (James Mercer) Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967) [author's text not yet checked 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 Ricky Ian Gordon (b. 1956), "New moon" [ vocal quartet for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, and baritone with piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2009-10-02
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