The Little Stone

"The Little Stone" is found in Ernst Bacon's collection Songs from Emily Dickinson: Nature Time and Space - Volume 2. "The Little Stone" is also the sixth song of Ernst Bacon's song cycle Quiet Airs. The song sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Date: 1952Composer: Ernst BaconText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Quiet Airs

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How happy is the little Stone (poem 1510)
by Emily Dickinson

How happy is the little Stone
That rambles in the Road alone,
And doesn’t care about Careers
And Exigencies never fears —
Whose Coat of elemental Brown
A passing Universe put on,
And independent as the Sun
Associates or glows alone,
Fulfilling absolute Decree
In casual simplicity —

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Quiet Airs

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): 1. Twilight
2. Gentle Greeting
3. The Divine Ship
4. Of Love
5. Eden
6. The Little Stone
7. Fond Affection
8. Stars
9. The Heart
10. Song of Snow-White Heads
11. The Lamb
12. To Musique, To Becalme His Fever

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Songs from Emily Dickinson: Nature, time and space Vol.2

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): Velvet people
A wind like a bugle
The morns are meeker
Nature, the gentlest mother

Voice Type: High

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