Alter? When the Hills Do

(1996)

"Alter? When the Hills Do" is a song by Anna Weesner setting the poetry of Emily Dickinson. The song was a winner of the G. Schirmer - 1995 Young Americans' Art Song Competition and received its premiere on July 16, 1996 at Schoenberg Hall (UCLA) in a concert with the 1996 SongFest participants.

Alter? When the Hills Do (poem 729)
by Emily Dickinson


Alter? When the hills do.
Falter? When the sun
Question if his glory
Be the perfect one.
Surfeit? When the daffodil
Doth of the dew:
Even as herself, O friend!
I will of you!


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