When the distant evening bell calmly breathes its blessing; When the moonlight to the trees speaks in words caressing; When the stars with radiance gaze towards the sleeping flowers, then does nature bare her soul, giving strength to ours.
- by Charles Edward Ives (1874 - 1954) [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)
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