A Poet To His Beloved

A Poet To His Beloved is the first song of Lowell Liebermann's A Poet To His Beloved, Op. 40 song cycle.

Date: 1993Composer: Lowell LiebermannText: William Butler YeatsSong Collection: A Poet to His Beloved, Op. 40

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A Poet To His Beloved

By William Butler Yeats

 

I bring you with reverent hands

The books of my numberless dreams;

White woman that passion has worn

As the tide wears the dove-gray sands,

And with heart more old than the horn

That is brimmed from the pale fire of time:

White woman with numberless dreams

I bring you my passionate rhyme.

 

Recordings

Liebermann: Complete Chamber Music For Flute

(Lowell Liebermann and William Butler Yeats)

2003

Songs of Lowell Liebermann

(Lowell Liebermann)

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