He wishes for the cloths of heaven
performance time approx 2m 20s
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A performance suggestion is to sing the piece through once to hums (bars 1 - 8) and aahs (bars 9 - 16) and then with the words, as written.
Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,
Enwrought with golden and silver light,
The blue and the dim and the dark cloths
Of night and light and the half-light,
I would spread the cloths under your feet:
But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
W B Yeats
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