The Sun Went Down

"The Sun Went Down" is currently published in the Ernst Bacon collection simply titled Songs From Emily Dickinson for Medium/High Voice.

Date: 1931Composer: Ernst BaconText: Emily Dickinson

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The Sun Went Down
by Emily Dickinson

The Sun went down — no Man looked on —
The Earth and I, alone,
Were present at the Majesty —
He triumphed, and went on —

The Sun went up — no Man looked on —
The Earth and I and One
A nameless Bird — a Stranger
Were Witness for the Crown —

Sheet Music

Songs from Emily Dickinson

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): As If the Sea Should Part
Let down the bars
O friend
The grass so little has to do
A threadless way
The postponeless Creature
I'm Nobody
My river runs to thee
How still the bells
The sun went down
The grass so little has to do
She went as quiet as the dew
Wild nights

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