The Jasmine

"The Jasmine" is a song by Beverly Benjamin Cole. It is the third in a set of six floral poems by different composers.
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Composer: Beverly Benjamin ColeText: Marianne MooreSong Collection: The Flowers

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‘Twas midnight – through the lattice, wreath’d
With woodbine, many a perfume breath’d
From plants that wake when others sleep,
From timid jasmine buds, that keep
Their odour to themselves all day,
But, when the sun-light dies away,
Let the delicious secret out
To every breeze that roams about.


Sheet Music

The Flowers

Composer(s): Beverly Benjamin Cole

Song(s): The Violet, Daffodils, The Jasmine, To A Mountain Daisy, Flowers, Bowing Adorers of the Gale

Voice Type: High, Medium, and Low Voice

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