To a Skylark

HAIL to thee, blithe spirit!
Bird thou never wert—
That from heaven or near it
Pourest thy full heart
In profuse strains of unpremeditated art…

From “To a Skylark”
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

A live performance of “To a Skylark” on 25 April 2013 by the Donald A. Lentz Concert Band of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Eric Wm. Chrostoski conducting.

Donald A. Lentz Concert Band is one of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s campus bands and is composed primarily of non-music majors and music education majors performing on secondary or tertiary instruments.