Sunrise (op. 58, no. 2)

"Sunrise is the second song in Edward MacDowell's Three Songs, Op. 58. MacDowell wrote the text himself.

Date: 1899Composer: Edward MacDowellText: Edward MacDowellSong Collection: Three Songs, Op. 58

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by Edward MacDowell

Sunrise gilds the crested sea
That mocks grim Oban’s might
But at his feet sways sullenly
A ship that died ‘the night.

The ocean’s breast doth throb no more
For such a wreck as she.
The rocks gnaw at her broken heart;
The sun shines pit’lessly.

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Three Songs, Op. 58

Composer(s): Edward MacDowell

Song(s): Constancy (op. 58, no. 1)
Sunrise (op. 58, no. 2)
Merry Maiden Spring (op. 58, no. 3)

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