Flower duet – Anna Netrebko & Elina Garanca (Lakmé de Delibes) The Society November 9, 2013 Performing Arts Duo des fleurs Léo Delibes By U. Carew Delibes Along a stream, the daughter of a Brahmin priest and her maidservant sing and gather flowers, pleased beneath the floral canopy, light in the East, white jasmine mingled with rose, morning’s laughter seized. ‘O, let us gently glide along th’ enchanting flow. O, let us drift together for forever eased, that current following, wherever it might go, upon the rippling, gleaming waters, to the shore, so nonchalantly passing bird-chants in that glow, o, past snow-winged swans, soft blue lotuses, and more, so like the lovely Lady of Shalott, at peace before the shutting of the door. O, je t’ adore.’ Related Post ‘The Concert’ by Lynn Michael Martin A sonnet of longing and of a glimpse of hope. July 17, 2016. We looked imploring to the starless sky; we worlds and worlds of darkness, seeking ligh... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.