The Song of Wandering Aengus
A music setting of the poem by William Butler Yeats. Used with permission of A.P Watt Ltd on behalf of Anne Yeats. Music traditional. Guitar arrangement copyright J. Collins. Used with kind permission. Lesl - guitar, whistle, voice.
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November 01, 2016
MP3 3.9 MB, bitrate 128 kbps.
William Butler Yeats
Story behind the song
Though the melody is considered traditional, I learned this song when I read that the melody might just possibly have been composed by the late great Richard Dyer-Bennet.