Basses Wa ya you you wa wa yao ya ha ha ha you You belong to the night, you belong to the night, etc. Soprano I rise I always rise after the crucifixion Basses Dark! oh ... hm Soprano o a o a oo a oo oo hm Bread and the wafer Basses Womb and seed and egg wailing of the unborn Soprano Perfume and sperm I have lost my brother ah Basses oomp'ts'oomp'ts, etc. It grows again faces in the windows one window without light oomp'ts'oomp'ts'oomp'ts Soprano Dark Dark Dark asleep asleep Basses Hm ha ha you hoo hoorn Soprano Floating floating again aoaoao oooo Basses Ha ha hm Soprano ppf Basses wha ho ya whoo whoo sh ga ra ya ga ra ya ga ra ha hoo ba you ba a ba ee ba ba you boo pss Soprano Crucifixion Basses Crucifixion Shadow of death Soprano I kissed his shadow.
- by Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Edgard Varèse (1883 - 1965) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten
This text was added to the website: 2003-11-20
Line count: 49
Word count: 152