The Ballerina

Story Behind The Song

Old music box with dancing ballerina, now rusted to the floor.

Song Length 2:21 Genre Classical - Contemporary, Classical - Contemporary
Lead Vocal Female Vocal Mood Moving
Subject Regret, Artist Language English
Era 2000 and later


I've found the music box,
I long had thought was lost,
a happy memory.
The lid no longer locks,
It has some spots of rust,
but there is still a key.

And when I wind it up
it plays its melody,
but for the dancing girl
who ornaments the top
I have no remedy
to give her back her twirl.

The music box still plays
the tune that made her dance,
but she can turn no more,
dance should have filled her days,
but rust by cruel chance
has fixed her to the floor

and when the music plays.
she does not pirouette.
Forever on her toes,
she smiles still as she stays,
arms lifted, tilted head,
and holds her graceful pose.

Lyrics Birthe Noer Myers Music Christina Linda Lyons
Producer Christina Linda Lyons Publisher Christina Linda Lyons
Performance David Lyons
This track is on 3 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Ionut Mirel Udrea My Favourites Songs 11/13/2016
Ionut Mirel Udrea My Top Songs 11/13/2016
Ionut Mirel Udrea Best Classical 11/13/2016

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