Goethe Songs II

Song Cycle by Ralph Shapey (1921 - 2002)

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1. Master [sung text not yet checked]

One must be master and win
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Source: Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 3rd ed., 1979, Angela Partington, ed., Oxford University Press Inc, NY.


2. Poetry - Life [sung text not yet checked]

Poetry, superstition, poetry of life, life of poetry
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3. Bread - Sorrow [sung text not yet checked]

Dread sorrow, who never ate his bread in sorrow
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4. Light [sung text not yet checked]

Light! More light! Open that light so that more,  more light
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Note: this is a translation of Goethe's purported final words, "Mehr Licht!" (sometimes quoted instead as "Mehr nicht!")

Source: Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 3rd ed., 1979, Angela Partington, ed., Oxford University Press Inc, NY.


5. Peace [sung text not yet checked]

Peace is over the mountain, all over the mountain
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6. Beloved [sung text not yet checked]

Know you the land where lemon trees
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