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Bright cap and streamers, He sings in the hollow: Come follow, come follow, All you that love. Leave dreams to the dreamers That will not after, That song and laughter Do nothing move. With ribbons streaming He sings the bolder; In troop at his shoulder The wild bees hum. And the time of dreaming Dreams is over-- As lover to lover, Sweetheart, I come.
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- by James Joyce (1882 - 1941), no title, appears in Chamber Music, no. 10, first published 1907 [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 Lorne M. Betts (b. 1918), "Bright cap and streamers", 1951 [high voice and piano], from Six Songs to Poems of James Joyce [text not verified]
- by Joan Ferris , "Bright cap and streamers", published 1967 [SATB chorus a cappella], from Six Songs [text not verified]
- by Ross Lee Finney (1906 - 1997), "Bright cap and streamers", 1952, published 1985, first performed 1975 [voice and piano], from Chamber Music, no. 10, Henmar Press [text not verified]
- by Jack Marius Jarrett (b. 1934), "Bright cap and streamers", published 1964. [satb chorus and piano] [text not verified]
- by Dorothy Hill Klotzman , "Bright cap and streamers", published 1963 [SSA chorus a cappella], from Three Songs from "Chamber Music" [text not verified]
- by Ernest John Moeran (1894 - 1950), "Bright cap", R. 51 no. 3 (1929), published 1930 [mezzo-soprano or baritone and piano], from Seven Poems by James Joyce, no. 3. [text not verified]
- by Ben Moore (b. 1960), "Bright cap and streamers" [medium-high voice and piano], from 14 Songs, no. 6, G. Schirmer [text not verified]
- by Williametta Spencer (b. 1932), "Bright cap and streamers", published 1972. [satb chorus a cappella] [text not verified]
- by Graham Martin Treacher (b. 1932), "Bright cap and streamers", published 1963. [2-part children's chorus and piano] [text not verified]
- by (Thomas) Gerard Victory (1921 - 1995), "Bright cap and streamers", 1954 [tenor, SATB chorus, and instrumental ensemble], from Five Songs by James Joyce [text not verified]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Text added to the website: 2004-06-14 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:07
Line count: 16
Word count: 64
Casquette brillante et serpentins, Il chante dans le creux : Venez à sa suite, venez à sa suite, Vous tous qui aimez. Laissez les rêves aux rêveurs Qui ne suivront pas, Que chant et rire N'émeuvent en rien. Avec les rubans flottants Il chante plus hardiment ; En troupe à son épaule Les abeilles sauvages bourdonnent. Et le temps de rêver Des rêves est terminé -- Amant vers amante, Bien-aimée, j'arrive.
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- a text in English by James Joyce (1882 - 1941), no title, appears in Chamber Music, no. 10, first published 1907
Text added to the website: 2009-11-07 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:26
Line count: 16
Word count: 70