After the Dazzle of Day

"After the Dazzle of Day" is an early song by Marc Blitzstein that sets the text of Walt Whitman. "After the Dazzle of Day" is one of Marc Blitzstein's many Whitman Songs.

Date: 1925Composer: Marc BlitzsteinText: Walt WhitmanSong Collection: Whitman Songs

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Text

After the Dazzle of Day
by Walt Whitman

After the dazzle of day is gone,
Only the dark, dark night shows to my eyes the stars;
After the clangor of organ majestic, or chorus, or perfect band,
Silent, athwart my soul, moves the symphony true.

Books

Leaves of Grass

By Walt Whitman

Sheet Music

The Marc Blitzstein Songbook, Vol. 3

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