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Danny Deever

Walter Damrosch

Rudyard Kipling

Darest Thou Now O Soul?

Jeremy Gill

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: Whitman Portrait

Darest Thou Now, O Soul

Ernst Bacon

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: Songs at Parting

Dark Girl

Hermann Reutter

Arna Bontemps

Song Collection: My Dark Hands

Dark Her Lodge Door (op. 69, no. 3)

Arthur Farwell

Charles O. Roos

Dark is as dark does

David Leisner

Mary Oliver

Song Collection: West Wind

Dark Mother, Always Gliding Near

James H. Rogers

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: In Memoriam

Dark Songs

Song Collection

Beth Anderson

Dana Gioia

David Mason

Darkness

Louis Campbell-Tipton

Arthur Symons

Song Collection: Four Sea Lyrics

David

Paul Bowles

Frances Frost

Dawn

Betty Jackson King

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: A Set of Three Dunbar Poems

Dawn

Richard Thompson

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: The Shadow of Dawn: Five Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Dawn

Tom Cipullo

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: Climbing: Poems by African-Americans

Daybirth

Song Collection

H. Leslie Adams

Joette McDonald

Daybreak in Alabama

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Daybreak in Alabama

John Stone

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Daybreak in Alabama

Daybreak in Alabama

Song Collection

John Stone

Langston Hughes

Days and Nights

Song Collection

Lori Laitman

Robert Browning

Emily Dickinson

Christina Rossetti

Dear March, Come In!

Aaron Copland

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson

Dearest (op. 24)

Sidney Homer

William Ernest Henley

Death Is High

Paul Bowles

Tennessee Williams

Song Collection: Gothic Suite

Death of an Old Seaman

Cecil Cohen

Langston Hughes

Death's Echo

Song Collection

Juliana Hall

W. H. Auden

Deathbeds

James Primosch

Annie Dillard

Song Collection: Holy the Firm

Deep River

Henry Burleigh

Traditional

Delinquent

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Demand

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Demonstrations of Love

Song Collection

Patricia Leonard

Departed — to the Judgment —

Leo Smit

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: Beyond Circumference

Departed the Pride, and the Glory of Mardi

Robert Helps

Herman Melville

Song Collection: Two Songs

Departures

Stefania de Kenessey

Dana Gioia

Song Collection: Entrances and Departures

Deserted

Margaret Ruthven Lang

Richard Kendall Munkittrick

Desire

Tom Cipullo

Billy Collins

Song Collection: Another Reason Why I Don't Keep a Gun in the House

Despite and Still (op. 41, no. 5)

Samuel Barber

Robert Graves

Song Collection: Despite and Still, Op. 41

Despite and Still, Op. 41

Song Collection

Samuel Barber

Robert Graves

Theodore Roethke

James Joyce

Dickinson Songs

Song Collection

Stephen Paulus

Emily Dickinson

Dirge

John Woods Duke

Adelaide Crapsey

Dirge For Two Veterans

Frédéric Louis Ritter

Walt Whitman

Dirge For Two Veterans

Kurt Weill

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: Four Walt Whitman Songs

Dirge For Two Veterans

Simon Sargon

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: A Clear Midnight

Dirge For Two Veterans

Richard Pearson Thomas

Walt Whitman

Song Collection: Drum-Taps: A Song Cycle of Whitman Poems

Disclosure

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Dixie

Daniel Decatur Emmett

Daniel Decatur Emmett

Do I Love You

Ned Rorem

Jack Larson

Song Collection: Poems of Love and Rain

Doan' Yo' Lis'n

Carrie Jacobs-Bond

Carrie Jacobs-Bond

Song Collection: Half-Minute Songs

Domesticity

Dominick Argento

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Song Collection: Casa Guidi

Don't Let That Horse--

Christopher Berg

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

don't look for me anymore

Richard Pearson Thomas

Song Collection: Race For the Sky (Voices of 9/11)

Donal Oge

Libby Larsen

Doricha

Frank Lewin

Edwin Arlington Robinson

Song Collection: Variations of Greek Themes

Doubt Me! My Dim Companion!

Richard Pearson Thomas

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: At Last, To Be Identified

Dove Sta Amore

John Musto

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Song Collection: Dove Sta Amore

Dove Sta Amore

Song Collection

John Musto

James Agee

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Carl Sandburg

Down at the Docks

Virgil Thomson

Kenneth Koch

Song Collection: Mostly About Love

Down by the Salley Gardens

David Leisner

William Butler Yeats

Song Collection: O Love is the Crooked Thing

Down East

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Song Collection: Five Street Songs

Down Where I Am

Erik Santos

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Dreamer: 7 Poems of Langston Hughes

Down, Down, Down

Steven Mark Kohn

Traditional

Dream

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Dream Dust / Hold Fast to Dreams

Dave Brubeck

Langston Hughes

Dream Variation

Margaret Bonds

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Three Dream Portraits

Dream Variations

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Dream Variations

Richard Thompson

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Dream Variations

Dream Variations

Song Collection

Richard Thompson

Langston Hughes

Dreamer: 7 Poems of Langston Hughes

Song Collection

Erik Santos

Langston Hughes

Dreamin' Town

Florence Price

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Dreamland

Jeremy Gill

Edgar Allan Poe

Dreams

Lori Laitman

Mary Oliver

Song Collection: Sunflowers

Dreams in War Time

Song Collection

Juliana Hall

Amy Lowell

Drizzle

Zenobia Powell Perry

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: Cycle of Songs on Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Drum

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Drum

Hermann Reutter

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: My Dark Hands

Drum

Sergius Kagen

Langston Hughes

Drum-Taps: A Song Cycle of Whitman Poems

Song Collection

Richard Pearson Thomas

Walt Whitman

Drums of Tragedy

H. Leslie Adams

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Nightsongs

Dunn Songs

Song Collection

Jeremy Gill

Stephen Dunn

Dust of Snow

Elliott Carter

Robert Frost

Song Collection: Three Poems of Robert Frost

Duty

Charles Ives

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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