Almona, Almona, awake! The magic of the starlight is broken; The desert is flooded with gold, The gates of the East are now open. Come, Queen of the desert, why sleep? Thy beauty the day must adorn. Why slumberest thou, and so deep? Almona, Almona, 'tis morn!
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- by Harry Thacker Burleigh (1866 - 1949), "Almona ; Song of Hassan", 1905, published 1914 [ high voice and piano ], from Saracen Songs, no. 1 [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Garrett Medlock [Guest Editor]
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