Sonnekus2

Song Cycle by John Milton Cage (1912 - 1992)

Word count: 303

1. Sarai[sung text checked 1 time]

       Sarai
      yOur body
      aNah
      aNd
 with mE take food
 of phaRaoh
      hIs
      bEgor
    my Son

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

2. and Said[sung text checked 1 time]

                      and Said
                         tO jacob their father
                         aNd
 bowed himself to the grouNd
               and said thE
         then you will be Released
                        saId
                       bowEd
     conceived and bore a Son

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

3. to jacob there iS this heap and here is this pillar[sung text checked 1 time]

     to jacob there iS this heap and here is this pillar
                and tO his father's household I will go up and tell pharaoh
                    iNdeed he shall be blessed
                    aNd
                   thE men who went with me
 then they made the pResent ready for joseph
          our father Is old
                crossEd over penuel
         the among hiS

Authorship

Note: can be followed by Satie's song Je te veux"

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

4. diScerning and wise as[sung text checked 1 time]

                               diScerning and wise as
                                yOur body
            please let your servaNt speak
 abraham took the wood of the burNt
                               thEn abimelech said
                        now my loRds
                  please turn theIr blood from your hand
                               whEn you till the ground
                              he Shall devour the prey

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

5. fatherS[sung text checked 1 time]

           fatherS
           with yOu the birds with me
                aNd he searched
  but afraid sayiNg
            yoursElf and jacob sand of the sea until he stopped counting
               foR
    and entered hIs
                hE killed him
              dayS then god remembered noah

Authorship

Note: can be followed by Satie's song La Diva de l'Empire

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

6. he Set him[sung text checked 1 time]

                     he Set him
          a reckoning frOm
         for you are eveN
                  like aNd his
                      thE
      blessed because abRaham obeyed
                        I
 and you did not allow mE to
                  which Shall tell you

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

7. brotherS[sung text checked 1 time]

                     brotherS
                            Of
                       husbaNd
                     egypt aNd
                       yoursElf and jacob
        caught him by his gaRment
               joseph and saId
     to you and you may tradE in the land
 then it happened old and hiS

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

8. hiS feet and the feet[sung text checked 1 time]

                                 hiS feet and the feet
                              the lOve he had for her
                  they came to haraN
 leah's maid zilpah bore jacob a soN
                              and sEt it up
                                 loRd
                         to dwell wIth
                               garmEnt
                      tubal-cain waS naamah then lamech

Authorship

Note: can be followed by Satie's song Tendrement

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

9. and daughterS[sung text checked 1 time]

         and daughterS
                and mOther
               his haNd
                    aNd said this is
                   thE people whom they had
              the fouRth
                     Isaac
              his namE
 reuben to do indeed Seven

Authorship

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren