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Gerald Finzi

Farewell to Arms (1920s - 1944)


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Introduction and Aria for tenor and small orchestra
II. Aria (excerpt)
Duration: 01 mins 00 secs
James Gilchrist/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/David Hill
Naxos 8.570417

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Text heard on Sample:
...His helmet now shall make a hive for bees,
  And lovers' sonnets turn to holy psalms :
A man-at-arms must now serve on his knees,
  And feed on prayers, which are age's alms :
But though from court to cottage he depart,
His saint is sure of his unspotted heart.


from Aria in George Peele's Polyhymnia (1590)

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