Out of my sorrow have I made these songs, out of my sorrow; Though somewhat of the makings eager pain from joy did borrow. Some day, I trust, God's purpose of pain for me shall be complete, And then to enter in the house of joy... Prepare, my feet.
- by Ivor (Bertie) Gurney (1890 - 1937) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Robert Hugill , "Song and pain" [baritone and piano], from Four Songs to Texts by Ivor Gurney, no. 4. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-18
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