Will the sun forget to streak Eastern skies with amber ray, When the dusky shades to break He unbars the gates of day? Then demand if Sheba's queen E'er can banish from her thought All the splendour she has seen, All the knowledge thou hast taught.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, "Will the sun forget to streak" [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Will the sun forget to streak", from the oratorio Solomon, no. 59. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-11-12
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