A Song Cycle by Liza Lehmann
MILLICENT EMERY (Soprano) : MARION DEAN (Contralto) : JOHN LEAK (Tenor) ; JAMES HOWELL
Quartet : ' Wake for the sun who scattered into flight'
Tenor Solo: Before the phantom of false morning died '
Bass Recitative : ' Now the new year reviving old desires '
Tenor Solo: Iram indeed is gone with all his rose'
Quartet : ' Come, fill the cup, and in the fire of Spring '
Bass Solo: ' Whether at Naishapur or Babylon' Contralto Recitative : ' Ah. not a drop that from our cups we throw '
Contralto Solo : ' I sometimes think that never blows so red'
Duet (Soprano and Tenor) : * A book of yerses underneath the bough'
Bass Solo: Myself when young did eagerly frequent'
Bass Recitative : ' Ah. make the moat of what we yet may spend '
Contralto Solo: When you and I behind the veil are past '
Soprano Recitative : ' But if the soul can fling the dust aside'
Soprano Solo: I sent my soul through the invisible'
Tenor Solo: ' Alas ! that Spring shonld vanish with the rose '
Contralto Solo: ' The worldly hope men set their hearts upon'
Soprano Solo: ' Each mom a thousand roses brings, you say '
Quartet : ' They say the lion and the lizard keep ' Tenor Recitative : ' Ah. fill the cup ! what boots it to repeat '
Tenor Solo: ' Ah, moon of my delight, that knows no wane'
Bass Solo : ' As when the tulip for her morning sup'
Quartet : ' Alas ! that Spring should vanish with the rose '