O Love is the Crooked Thing

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Note from the composer:

"Written in 1980, originally for medium voice and guitar, O Love is the Crooked Thing was arranged for piano in 1986 and later revised in 2010. I much prefer the version for piano and have discarded the original for guitar."

The audio selections feature William Alvarado, baritone, and Kate Bowen, piano. The recordings are from a live performance in Boston, 1998. Used with the permission of the composer.

Date: 1980Composer: David LeisnerText: William Butler Yeats

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    O Love Is The Crooked Thing

    Composer(s): David Leisner

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    2. The Two Trees
    3. A Drinking Song
    4. The Wild Swans at Coole
    5. Brown Penny

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