On This Island

Song Cycle by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)

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1. Let the florid music praise! [sung text checked 1 time]

Let the florid music praise
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2. Now the leaves are falling fast [sung text checked 1 time]

Now the leaves are falling fast
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3. Seascape [sung text checked 1 time]

Look, stranger, at this island now
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First published in Listener, December 1935. Revised 1936, 1958, and 1966

4. Nocturne [sung text checked 1 time]

Now through night's caressing grip
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5. As it is, plenty [sung text checked 1 time]

As it is, plenty
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