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Aaron Copland

Long Time Ago, from Old American Songs  Play

National Youth Choir of Scotland Chorale
Christopher Bell Conductor

Recorded on 07/06/2016, uploaded on 02/09/2017

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Long Time Ago
On the lake where droop'd the willow
Long time ago,
Where the rock threw back the billow
Brighter than snow.
Dwelt a maid beloved and cherish'd
By high and low,
But with autumn leaf she perished
Long time ago.

Rock and tree and flowing water
Long time ago,
Bird and bee and blossom taught her
Love's spell to know.
While to my fond words she listen'd
Murmuring low,
Tenderly her blue eyes glisten'd
Long time ago.