These songs are sourced from verses by the Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, Omar Khayyam (1048-1131).
This collection consists of 9 separate guitar and voice settings of various verses using the English translation done by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859 - the pieces may be performed in any combination and not necessarily as a whole cycle.
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Lyrics, a score file, and vocal parts are all included.
This is a recently composed modern work and best suited for professional performing artists.
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