The Seven Deadly Sins

Song Cycle by Robert Beaser (b. 1954)

1. Pride [sung text checked 1 time]

For me Almighty God Himself has died,"
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2. Envy [sung text checked 1 time]

When, to a popular tune, God's Mercy and Justice
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3. Wrath [sung text checked 1 time]

I saw in stalls of pearl the heavenly hosts
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4. Avarice [sung text checked 1 time]

The penniless Indian fakirs and their camels
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5. Lust [sung text checked 1 time]

The Phoenix knows no lust, and Christ, our mother
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6. Sloth [sung text checked 1 time]

The first man leaps the ditch (Who wins this race
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7. Gluttony [sung text checked 1 time]

Let the poor look to themselves, for it is said
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