Only the wanderer Knows England's graces, Or can anew see clear Familiar faces. And who loves joy as he That dwells in shadows? Do not forget me quite, O Severn meadows.
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- by Ivor (Bertie) Gurney (1890 - 1937), "Severn Meadows" [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 Gerald Finzi (1901 - 1956), "Only the wanderer", op. 13b no. 4, from Oh fair to see, no. 4. [text verified 1 time]
- by Ivor (Bertie) Gurney (1890 - 1937), "Severn Meadows", alternate title: "Song" [text verified 1 time]
- by John Jeffreys (1927 - 2010), "Severn Meadows" [voice and piano] [text not verified]
Researcher for this text: Ted Perry
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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