SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME
Dvořák’s “Songs My Mother Taught Me" is a folkloric, lilting, and wistful selection from his 1880 song cycle Gypsy Songs. The poignant lyrics speak to a mother’s tears, memories, and influence:
Songs my mother taught me, in the days long vanished;
Seldom from her eyelids were the teardrops banished.
Now I teach my children each melodious measure.
Oft the tears are flowing, oft they flow from my memory's treasure.
INCLUDED ON THE ALBUM MOTHER
"Songs My Mother Taught Me"
Gypsy Songs, Op. 55, No. 4
by Antonín Dvořák
arranged for piano, four-hands by Anderson & Roe