My love is mine, and I am his; He delights in the lilies. Before the dawn wind rises, Before the shadows flee, return! Return, and be, my love, As the gazelle, The young stag On the hills of Beter, Where the cinnamon grows.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947), "Return!", 1998 [soprano or mezzo-soprano and piano], from From the Song of Songs, no. 4 [ sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2007-05-08
Line count: 9
Word count: 43