Da Jeg Saa Hende Igjen (When I Saw You Again)

by Michael Finnissy From Andersen-Liederkreis

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Da Jeg Saa Hende Igjen (When I Saw You Again)
English source: Michael Finnissy

We saw each other
some years had passed.
I thought the eyes made clear those hidden thoughts.
Perhaps I dared not show you.
A smile. A glance. Such happiness.
The moment was brief. The warmth and humour in your voice.
Your voice. Your words. Almost a song.
I sing it softly now, and my cheeks begin to glow.

_From the original Danish by Hans Christian Andersen_


Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy is an English composer and pianist. Finnissy has taught at the Royal Academy of Music, the University of Sussex, and is Professor of composition at the University of Southampton and is Composer in Residence at St. John's College…

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