Song 2

Here you will find a poem by Andrew Marvell (1621-78) called: The Fair Singer.

Click on Fair Singer to see page 1 of the scores by G.v.Woggelum.

Click on the play button to hear the first stanza of the song, performed by Judith Rensen.

THE FAIR SINGER

To make a final conquest of all me,

Love did compose so sweet an enemy,

In whom both beauties to my death agree,

Joining themselves in fatal harmony,

That, while she with her eyes my heart does bind,

She with her voice might captivate my mind.

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