Four Miniature Songs from Ezra Pound

Song Cycle by Martin Dalby (b. 1942)

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?. Alba [sung text not yet checked]

As cool as the pale wet leaves
           of lily-of-the-valley
She lay beside me in the dawn.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

?. The faces [sung text not yet checked]

  	The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
petals on a wet, black bough. 

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

?. Fan-Piece [sung text not yet checked]

  	O fan of white silk,
clear as frost on the grass-blade,

You also are laid aside.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

?. Ts'ai Chi'h [sung text not yet checked]

  	The petals fall in the fountain,
the orange-coloured rose-leaves,
Their ochre clings to the stone.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]