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from The Ballad of Baby Doe
Music by Douglas Moore
Words by John Latouche

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Gold is a fine thing / For those who admire it.
Gold is like the sun, / But I am a child
Of the moon, and silver / Is the metal of the moon.
Secret-smiler, wrapped in wonder, / Floating in her cloudy magic,
'Tis the moon that mints her silver / In the deeps of darkened earth.
All that's glowing, cool and tender / Has the feel of silver in it--
Silver is an infant's laughter, / Silver on the sage's brow,
Silver on a moonlit river / Echoes the silver orb above.
I am a child of the moon / And always
Will adore her element, / Dreaming as I watch it gleam,
I am mining heavenly ore./ Gold is the sun,
But silver, silver lies hidden in the core of dreams.

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from Music in the Moonlight, released December 15, 2015

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Jacqueline Novikov Boston, Massachusetts

Soprano Jacqueline Novikov, founder of Forma Music, is dedicated to entertaining and educating audiences through classical vocal music. She uses music's powerful language to express life's humorous, serious, mundane and sacred truths. Jacqueline holds a B.M. from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY and a M.M. from Manhattan School of Music in New York City. ... more

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