Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems In Musical Adaptations
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Gerard Manley Hopkins Poems In Musical Adaptations by Sean O'Leary   24 songs including:
The Woodlark, The Windhover, Spring, Felix Randal, Pied Beauty, God's Grandeur, Inversnaid, Nature's Bonfire (That Nature Is A Heraclitean Fire), The Starlight Night, Let Me Be To Thee As The Circling Bird, Heaven-Haven & The Wreck Of The Deutschland. Listen to song samples
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The woodlark is a rare breeding bird in Britain. Between 1970 & 1990 its range contracted by 62%. Although it is now expanding, losses in southwest England were very high and its population has yet to recover.
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Gerard Manley Hopkins' poems to music by Sean O'Leary