A Clear Midnight

"A Clear Midnight" is the fifth song of Ernst Bacon's song collection Six Songs.

Date: 1942Composer: Ernst BaconText: Walt WhitmanSong Collection: Six Songs

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A Clear Midnight
by Walt Whitman

This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best,
Night, sleep, death and the stars.

Sheet Music

Six Songs

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): 1. The Banks of the Yellow Sea
2. Ancient Christmas Carol
3. Omaha
4. No Dew Upon the Grass
5. A Clear Midnight
6. World, Take Good Notice

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