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Sound of Music (from "The Sound of Music")

Music by Richard Rodgers | Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

My Day in the hills has come to an end
I know
A Star has come out, to tell me it's time
to go
But deep in the dark green shadows
Are voices that urge me to stay
So I stop and I wait and I listen
For one more sound, for one more lovely thing
that the hills might say

The hills are alive with the sound of music
The songs they have sung for a thousand years
The hills fill my heart with the sound of music

My heart wants to sing every song it hears
My heart wants to beat like the wings of the birds
That rise from the lake to the trees
My heart wants to sigh like the chimes
That flies from a church on a breeze
To laugh like a brook when it trips
And falls over stone on its way
To sing through the night
Like a lark who is learning to pray
I'll go to the hills when my heart is lonely
I know I will hear what I've heard before
My heart will be blessed with the sound of music
And I'll sing once more


From the musical "The Sound of Music" (1959). Sung by Mary Martin on Broadway and Julie Andrews in the 1965 movie, as "Maria."