Linden Lea

Song TitleLinden Lea (Search)
Composer(s):Ralph Vaughan Williams
Author(s):William Barnes
Keyword(s) & Features: Abroad; Allowing; Apple trees; Beds; Birds; Bubbling; Cities; Cloudless; Copses; Darkness; Earning; Fading; Flowery; Folk; Freedom; Frowns; Fruit; Going; Grass; Hushing; Leaning; Leaves; Masters; Money; Moots; Mosses; Oaks; Overhead; Peevish; Quivering; Roads; Shade; Shining; Singing; Sunshine; Timber; Towns; Turning red; Under foot; Water; Whistling; Woods; Dichotomy; Freedom; Nature; Rejecting; Sanctuary; Solitude
First LineWithin the woodlands flowery gladed (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1901 (Search)
Musical FormStrophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsPastoral (Search)
Original LanguageEnglish (Dorset) (Search)
Range: D4 - E5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsPoet was a mathemetician, an inventor, and Thomas Hardy's tutor. Poet was a clerk and schoolmaster before earning his master of Divinity from Cambridge and becoming an ordained minister (Search)
Other (musical allusions, accompaniment figures)Dorset dialect (Search)
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