He comes from Mass early in the morning The sky's the very blue Madonna wears; The air's alive with gold! Mark you the way The birds sing and the dusted shimmer of dew On leaf and fruit?... Per Bacco, what a day!
- by Adelaide Crapsey (1878 - 1914), "The monk in the garden" [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 John Woods Duke (1899 - 1984), "The monk in the garden", 1935. [medium voice and piano] [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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This text was added to the website: 2011-02-16
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