Travel's End

"Travel's End" is an undated song by Florence Price setting a poem by Mary Folwell Hoisington. The song is published through Classical Vocal Reprints in a 2010 edition entitled Five Art Songs, edited by Rae Linda Brown.

Composer: Florence PriceText: Mary Folwell Hoisington

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Travel’s End
by Mary Fowell Hoisington

Oh, bed in my mother’s house,
With sheets as white as May,
With blankets wove of carded-wool,
And scented with new morn hay.

With the poke of a feather down,
From her snow-white plumey geese,
Oh, bed of mine in my mother’s house,
With sleep that was dreaming peace.

Oh, far how I walked forlorn!
Oh, bed that my mother made!
I would that your sheet might be my shroud,
And I in earth be laid.

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Five Art Songs

Composer(s): Florence Price

Voice Type: Medium High

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Five Art Songs (JW Pepper)

Composer(s): Florence Price

Voice Type: Medium-High

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