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Open House

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Song Cycle by William Bolcom (b. 1938)

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1. Open house [ sung text verified 1 time]

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My secrets cry aloud
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2. Give way, ye gates [ sung text verified 1 time]

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Believe me, knot of gristle, I bleed like a tree;
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3. The waking [ sung text verified 1 time]

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I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow
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4. The serpent [ sung text verified 1 time]

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There was a Serpent who had to sing
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5. I knew a woman [ sung text verified 1 time]

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I knew a woman, lovely in her bones
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6. First meditation [ sung text verified 1 time]

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On love's worst ugly day
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7. The right thing [ sung text verified 1 time]

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Let others probe the mystery if they can
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