Gudinnan av hyn (The goddess of skin)

Story Behind The Song

A Nobel laureate, Harry Martinson is one of Sweden's most important writers and poets. Jan Alm has set his poems to music and has worked in close collaboration with Amy Elizabeth Wheeler to help her learn and convey the nuances of Martinson's poetry to Am

Song Description

The Martinson Project ís a collaborative effort between Swedish composer Jan Alm, American soprano Amy Elizabeth Wheeler and musicians from the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Gothenburg Opera, under the direction of the GSO's Principle Violinist, P

Song Length 2:06 Genre Classical - Contemporary

Lyrics

(The goddess of skin)

What shall she be called, the woman there on the beach?
She who is a victim of her own beauty and flattery?s shimmering spider web.
Maybe the Goddess of Skin?

When she has shown herself to her worshipers
She goes home to her mirrored alter to worship herself.

She takes a short cut through the cemetery.
There, as she passes, she can see her own reflection in full figure on the blank tombstones.

Lyrics Harry Martinson Music Jan Alm
Producer Carl-Henrik Hansson Publisher Almusik
Performance Amy Elizabeth Wheeler & The Martinson Project Label Peregrine Records
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