' IN A PERSIAN GARDEN '
(Liza Lehmann )
A Scng Cycle for Four Solo Voices with IDA COOPER (Soprano), GLADYS PALMER (Contralto), PARRY JONES (Tenor), KENNETH ELLIS (Bass)
Quartet : ' Wake ! for the sun who scatter'd into flight'
Tenor : ' Before the phantom of false morning died'.
Bass : ' Now the New Year reviving old desires ' Tenor : ' ' Iram indeed is gone with all his rose Quartet: Come, fill the cup, and in the fire of Spring'
Bass : ' Whether all Naishapur or Babylon'
Contralto : 'Ah, not a drop that from our cups we throw
Soprano and Tenor : ' A book of verses underneath the bough '
Bass : ' Myself when young did eagerly frequent' Contralto: When you and I behind the veil are past'
Soprano : ' But if the soul can fling the dust aside'
Tenor : ' Alas ! that Spring should vanish with the rose! '
Contralto : ' The worldly hope men set their hearts upon '
Soprano : ' Each morn a thousand roses brings, you say '
Quartet : ' They say the licn and the lizard keep'
Tenor: ' Ah, fill the cup ! what boots it to repeat'
Bass : 'As then the tulip for her morning sup
Quartet : ' Alas ! that Spring should vanish with the rose ! '