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Benjamin Britten

Five Flower Songs (1950)

Plays: 6055

for chorus (SATB) a cappella
2. The Succession of the Four Sweet Months (opening)
Duration: 01 mins 25 secs
The Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer
© and (p) 1995 Chandos Records Ltd
Chandos CHAN 9701

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Text heard on Sample:
First, April, she with mellow showers
Opens the way for early flowers,
Then after her comes smiling May
In a more rich and sweet array,
Next enters June and brings us more
Gems than those two that went before,
Then (lastly), July comes and she more
Wealth brings in than all those three.
Robert Herrick

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