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LISTEN TO THE LARK

Song for Soprano Voice and Piano

Poem by
J.R. HERON
Music by

GRAHAM GARTON

for Barbara

Duration: 4.05"

LISTEN TO THE LARK


Song for Soprano Voice and Piano

Poem by J. R. Heron

GRAHAM GARTON

Quasi Allegretto ( q. = c. 56 )

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Quasi Allegretto ( q. = c. 56 )

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