We Met By Chance

"We Met By Chance" is from Jeraldine Herbison's Five Art Songs for Voice and Piano and is a setting of a text by William Curtis.

Date: 1977Composer: Jeraldine Saunders Herbison

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“We Met By Chance”
by William Curtis

We met by chance this man and I
he looking seeking straining to communicate
and finding few who cared to listen
We met by chance this man and I
I listened and found pleasure in his words.

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A New Anthology of Art Songs by African American Composers

Composer(s): H. Leslie Adams, Mable Bailey, Charles S. Brown, Wallace McClain Cheatham, Adolphus Hailstork, Jacqueline B. Hairston, William H. Henderson, Jeraldine Saunders Herbison, Betty Jackson King, William Foster McDaniel, Undine Smith Moore, Byron Motley, Bar­bara Sherrill, Robert Owens, Nadine Shanti, Frederick Tillis, Dolores White, Julius P. Williams

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