"Night" is a song by Florence Price setting the poetry of Louise C. Wallace.

Date: 1946Composer: Florence PriceText: Louise C. Wallace

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    by Louise C. Wallace

    Night comes, a Madonna clad in scented blue.
    Rose red her mouth and deep her eyes,
    She lights her stars, and turns to where,
    Beneath her silver lamp the moon,
    Upon a couch of shadow lies
    A dreamy child,
    The wearied Day.

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    Florence Price: 44 Art Songs and Spirituals

    Composer(s): Florence Price

    Song(s): A White Rose (John Boyle O'Reilly)
    An April Day (Joseph Cotter)
    Because (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    Beside the Sea (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    Bewilderment (Langston Hughes)
    Dawn's Awakening (James Joseph Burke)
    Death's Gwineter Lay His Cold Icy Hand on Me (Spiritual)
    Feet o' Jesus (Langston Hughes)
    Four Encore Songs: Tobacco (Graham Lee Hemminger); A Flea and a Fly (Ogden Nash); "Come, come," said Tom's Father (Thomas Moore); Song of the Open Road (Ogden Nash)
    Go Down, Moses (Spiritual)
    God Gives Me You (Nora Connelly)
    Hold Fast to Dreams (Langston Hughes)
    I Grew a Rose (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    I'm Goin' to Lay Down My Heavy Load (Spiritual)
    Love-in-a-mist (Mary Rolofson Gamble)
    My Little Soul's Goin' to Shine (Spiritual)
    My Neighbor (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    My Soul's Been Anchored in de Lord (Spiritual)
    Night (Louise C. Wallace)
    Out of the South Blew a Wind (Fannie Carter Woods)
    Resignation (Florence B. Price)
    Rise Mourner (Spiritual)
    Save Me Lord, Save Me (Spiritual)
    Some o' These Days (Spiritual)
    Song to the Dark Virgin (Langston Hughes)
    Sunset (Odessa P. Elder)
    Sympathy (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    The Glory of the Day Was in Her Face (James Weldon Johnson)
    The Moon Bridge (Mary Rolofson Gamble)
    The Poet and His Song (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    The Washerwoman (Otto Leland Bohanan)
    To My Little Son (Julia Johnson Davis)
    Travel's End (Mary Folwell Hoisington)
    Trouble Done Come My Way (Florence B. Price)
    Two Traditional Negro Spirituals: I am Bound for the Kingdom; I'm Workin' on My Buildin'
    We Have Tomorrow (Langston Hughes)
    Weary Traveler (Spiritual)
    What's the Use (Paul Laurence Dunbar)
    Words for a Spiritual ("Capricorn")
    You Won't Find a Man Like Jesus (Spiritual)

    Voice Type: Medium/High

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    Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Women Composers (Vivian Taylor, ed.)

    Composer(s): Margaret Bonds, Betty Jackson King, Dorothy Rudd Moore, Undine Smith Moore, Julia Perry, Zenobia Powell Perry, Florence Price

    Song(s): Calvary (Spiritual) (1954) - Betty Jackson King
    Come Down Angels (Spiritual) (1978) - Undine Smith Moore
    Dry Bones (Spiritual) (1946) - Margaret Bonds
    Free At Last (Spiritual) (1951) - Julia Perry
    He's Got the Whole World In His Hand (Spiritual) (1963) - Margaret Bonds
    I Am in Doubt (1975) - Undine Smith Moore
    I'm a Poor Li'l Orphan in This Worl' (Spiritual) (1952) - Julia Perry
    In the Springtime (1976) - Betty Jackson King
    Is There Anybody Here That Loves My Jesus (Spiritual) (1981) - Undine Smith Moore
    It's Me, O Lord (Spiritual) (1988) - Betty Jackson King
    Lord, I Just Can't Keep from Cryin' (Spiritual) (1946) - Margaret Bonds
    Love Let the Wind Cry… How I Adore Thee (1977) - Undine Smith Moore
    My Dream (1935) - Florence B. Price
    My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord (Spiritual) (1937) - Florence B. Price
    Night (1946) - Florence B. Price
    Song to the Dark Virgin (1926) - Florence B. Price
    The Negro Speaks of Rivers (1942) - Margaret Bonds
    Three Dream Portraits (1959) - Margaret Bonds
    Watch and Pray (Spiritual) (1972) - Undine Smith Moore

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