The Pity of Love

Sheet music for harp and voice


“A pity beyond all telling

Is hid in the heart of love.”


A musical setting of the classic poem by W.B. Yeats. What Yeats meant by “pity” is what we would call “tenderness”: he expresses the wish to protect his beloved even from such innocent things as “the clouds on their journeys above.”  The music, by Shirley Starke, is in the style of Irish traditional folk songs. 4 pages (all music), 8” x 11”, ivory paper. Easy to intermediate. $3.00. Click to hear it.



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