When Far From Her
by Henry Harris Aubrey Beach
Shine out, shine out, good moon tonight,
And light my darling’s home,
And east my shadow in her light
When far from her I roam.
Her lovely eyes with slumber seal,
And dreams of mem’ries dear,
Let happiness her sorrows heal,
O would that I were near.
Three Songs, Op. 2
Composer(s): Amy Beach
Song(s): Twilight (op. 2, no. 1)
When Far From Her (op. 2, no. 2)
Empress of Night (op. 2, no. 3)