Songs for Insomniacs 15: “On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring” by Frederick Delius

“Why must all these nocturnes be so dismal?” I hear the gentle listener complaining (especially after Frank Sinatra’s wee small hours suicide anthem).

So here is a beautiful composition celebrating the luscious days and nights of early spring. No promises, but this one might actually lull you off to sweet sleep.

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Steven Hale

Music: Discovering the lost and forgotten. Politics: Exposing injustice. Screenwriting: Emotional storytelling.