Spring Song

(1904)

"Spring Song" is the 65th song in Ives's song collection 114 Songs. Harmony, Ives's wife, may have written the text of this song, though it is not indicated in the score.

Spring Song
by Charles Ives


Across the hill of late, came spring
and stopped and looked into this wood
and called and called and called.
Now all the dry brown things are ans'wring,
With here a leaf and there a fair blown flow'r,
I only heard her not, and wait and wait.


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