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by Alena Munkova-Synková (b. 1926)
Translation by Jeanne Němcová
I'd like to go away alone
Language: English  after the Czech (Čeština)
I'd like to go away alone. Where there are other nicer people, Somewhere into the far unknown, There, where no one kills another. Maybe more of us, A thousand strong, Will reach this goal Before too long.
About the headline (FAQ)
- by Jeanne Němcová , "I'd like to go alone" [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
- a text in Czech (Čeština) by Alena Munkova-Synková (b. 1926), written 1942 [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 Leonard J[ordan] Lehrman (b. 1949), "I'd like to go alone", op. 105 (1991), first performed 1991. [voice (or soprano and SATB chorus) and piano or organ] [text not verified]
- by Leslie Melcher , "Alone" [mixed chorus, children's voices, strings, and digital music] [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2010-09-16
Line count: 8
Word count: 37