God of the fruitful stream, Father of life divine, Flowing afar and near, Osiris, hear! God of the living earth, Giver of harvesttime, King of the heaven clear, Osiris, hear! Flow o'er the thirsting land, waken the bud to flower, Ripen the golden ear, Osiris, hear!
- by Helen Maude Francesca Bantock, née von Schweitzer (1868 - 1961) [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 Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir (1868 - 1946), "Invocation to the Nile", 1897, published 1898 [voice and piano], from Songs of the East III: Songs of Egypt, no. 1, Breitkopf und Härtel [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Franz Hermann Schneider) , "Anrufung des Nils"
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
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