Five Songs is a collection, not a cycle, though there are threads of connection between the poems. They are all from the 19th C, when poetry was commonly read, and they all, in their own way, are "bright" poems. the tragic note is not sounded.
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soprano and piano
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Name of CD:
There was a Child Went Forth/Songs of Nils Vigeland
The Lake Isle at Innisfree (William Butler Yeats)
Let us Play Yesterday(Emily Dickinson)
There is no God (Arthur Clough)
The Cricket and the Grasshopper (John Keats)
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