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In the Seven Elizabethan Lyrics, Op. 12 (1908), Roger Quilter resumed his practice of mining much earlier English poetry for his modern art songs. The second song in the cycle, "My Life's Delight," is a setting of a Thomas Campion poem. As the text becomes more impassioned, so does the vocal line, which reaches some of the highest notes of the cycle. For low voice and piano.

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