Grass (Ty Kroll)

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  • (Posted 2004-05-28)  CPDL #07118:  Icon_pdf_globe.gif Icon_snd_globe.gif
Editor: Ty Kroll (submitted 2004-05-28).   Score information: Letter, 5 pages, 108 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: score revised June 5, 2004

General Information

Title: Grass
Composer: Ty Kroll

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSAATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

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Let me work.
Pile the bodies
Let high
at Austerlitz
and Waterloo
Shovel them under
and let me work
and pile them high.
I am the grass
at Gettysburg,
I cover all.
And pile them high
at Ypres and Verdun.
Shovel them under
and let me work.
Two years, ten years
and passengers
ask the conductor:
What place is this?
Where are we now?
Let me work.
I am the grass.