Title

Night

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Publication Information

Published in Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadow (1905)

Performed by Herbert Woodward Martin

Musical Settings

Henry Cowell, Night (TTBBB chorus, falsetto or boys' chorus ad libitum, a cappella) (January 1950)

Reginald Evans, Night (January 2007)

Text

Silence, and whirling worlds afar
Through all encircling skies.
What floods come o'er the spirit's bar,
What wondrous thoughts arise.

The earth, a mantle falls away,
And, winged, we leave the sod;
Where shines in its eternal sway
The majesty of God.


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