The City is Still and Quiet - Part 1

from by Mark Nichols

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Lyrics by Brecht. Music by Nichols


The city is still and quiet
Pigeons strut in the churchyard square
A soldier of the palace guard is loitering there
He's joking with a kitchen maid
As she comes up from the river with a bundle


from Caucasian Chalk Circle, released November 13, 2012
Performed by Mark Nichols



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Mark Nichols Los Angeles, California

Is a writer, director, composer and filmmaker, but is known mainly as a creator of music theater works, including HOW TO SURVIVE THE APOCALYPSE: A BURNING OPERA, LITTLE BOY GOES TO HELL, JOE BEAN, and for his popular score for Brecht's CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE. Info at ... more

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