Songs

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Palm Sunday: Naples

John Musto

Arthur Symons

Song Collection: Quiet Songs

Pan With Us

Alva Henderson

Robert Frost

Song Collection: A Seasonal Songbook

Papa above!

Leo Smit

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: Childe Emilie

Papa Above! (from op. 108)

Arthur Farwell

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: 10 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 108

Paradise

Song Collection

Juliana Hall

Emily Dickinson

Paradise for Sale

Frank Lewin

Ogden Nash

Song Collection: A Musical Nashery

Parted

William Grant Still

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: Songs of Separation

Parting

Ernest Gold

Emily Dickinson

Parts of Summer Weather

Stefania de Kenessey

Dana Gioia

Song Collection: Entrances and Departures

Passionale

Henry Burleigh

James Weldon Johnson

Song Collection: Five Songs of Laurence Hope

Pastime

Song Collection

Richard Danielpour

Michael S. Harper

Paterfamilias

Libby Larsen

Phyllis McGinley

Song Collection: Saints Without Tears

Patterns in Blue

Song Collection

Simon Sargon

James Agee

Kenneth Patchen

Carl Sandburg

Peace

Elie Siegmeister

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: The Face of War

Peacock Pie

Song Collection

Juliana Hall

Walter De la Mare

Pentecost

Lori Laitman

Dana Gioia

Song Collection: Becoming a Redwood

Peonies at Dusk

William Bolcom

Jane Kenyon

Song Collection: Briefly It Enters

Perhaps you'd like to buy a flower

George Perle

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: Thirteen Dickinson Songs

Perineo

Libby Larsen

Personal

Tom Cipullo

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Climbing: Poems by African-Americans

Phoenix

Frank Lewin

William Carlos Williams

Pierrot

Lee Hoiby

Adelaide Crapsey

Song Collection: Night Songs: Four Poems of A. Crapsey

Pines Songs

Song Collection

Daniel Asia

Paul Pines

Pippa's Song (The Year's at the Spring)

Ned Rorem

Robert Browning

Pippa's Song (The Year's at the Spring)

Etta Parker

Robert Browning

Song Collection: Three Songs

Pirate Song

Henry F. Gilbert

Robert Louis Stevenson

Pity Me Not Because the Light of Day

William Bolcom

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Song Collection: I Will Breathe a Mountain

Places To Live

William Bolcom

Arnold Weinstein

Song Collection: Cabaret Songs, Vol. 1

Planting a Sequoia

Alva Henderson

Dana Gioia

Please Take My Words

Jeremy Gill

Lucy Miller Murray

Song Collection: 3 Songs About Words

Plums (Two Songs)

Song Collection

Lori Laitman

William Carlos Williams

Poem (Lana Turner Has Collapsed)

Ricky Ian Gordon

Frank O’Hara

Song Collection: A Horse With Wings

Poème d’Automne

Margaret Bonds

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Songs of the Seasons

Poems of Love and Rain

Song Collection

Ned Rorem

W. H. Auden

E. E. Cummings

Emily Dickinson

Howard Moss

Jack Larson

Kenneth Pitchford

Theodore Roethke

Donald Windham

Poet Pal of Mine

William Bolcom

Arnold Weinstein

Song Collection: Cabaret Songs, Vol. 1

Poet's Song

Aaron Copland

E. E. Cummings

Poor Wayfaring Stranger

Steven Mark Kohn

Traditional

Porch Swing in September

Stephen Paulus

Ted Kooser

Song Collection: A Heartland Portrait

Port Town

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Only Heaven

Portrait of F.B.

Virgil Thomson

Gertrude Stein

Portraits

Song Collection

Richard Danielpour

Maya Angelou

Postcard from Spain

Richard Hundley

Praises and Prayers

Song Collection

Virgil Thomson

Anonymous

Prayer

Ricky Ian Gordon

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Genius Child: A Cycle of 10 Songs

Prayer

H. Leslie Adams

Langston Hughes

Song Collection: Nightsongs

Prayer of a Tired Child (op. 75, no. 4)

Amy Marcy Beach

Abbie Farwell Brown

Prayer of Columbus

Robert Strassburg

Walt Whitman

Prayer of St. Theresa

David Conte

Traditional

Song Collection: Songs of Consolation

Prayers of Steel

Ruth Crawford Seeger

Carl Sandburg

Song Collection: Three Songs

Preciosilla

Virgil Thomson

Gertrude Stein

Premonition

Mark Abel

Mark Abel

Song Collection: The Dark-Eyed Chameleon

Premonitions

Charles Ives

Robert Underwood Johnson

Presentiment (op. 105, no. 12)

Arthur Farwell

Emily Dickinson

Song Collection: 12 Emily Dickinson Songs, Op. 105

Pride

Robert Beaser

Anthony Hecht

Song Collection: Seven Deadly Sins

Primary Colors

Jake Heggie

Sister Helen Prejean

Song Collection: The Deepest Desire

Prologue

Miriam Gideon

Anne Bradstreet

Song Collection: Spirit Above the Dust

Prologue: Once More - To Gloriana

Jake Heggie

Vachel Lindsay

Song Collection: Songs to the Moon

Prologue: Ships That Pass in the Night

Jake Heggie

Paul Laurence Dunbar

Song Collection: A Great Hope Fell: Songs From Civil War

Promiscuity

Samuel Barber

Anonymous

Song Collection: Hermit Songs, Op. 29

Propriety

Song Collection

Juliana Hall

Marianne Moore

Putting Down the Cat

Tom Cipullo

Billy Collins

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

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