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No. 6: Song (Rose-in-Bloom)

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The American coloratura soprano Ellen Beach Yaw as Rose-in-Bloom
Rose-in-Bloom.
    'Neath my lattice through the night
      Comes the west-wind perfume laden:
As a lover to a maid
        Sighing softly, "Here am I!"
Sighing softly, "Here am I!"
  "Come, and wander where I wander in
          the silence of the stars!
the stars, the stars, of the stars!"
    In the moonbeams' magic light,
      Cool and silent dewdrops glisten
Where the roses weep to listen
        To my heart's impatient cry:
  "Shall the cage-bird leave her prison, golden
          though her prison bars?"
          Though the bars,
            Thy wing beat,
          To the stars, O sing!
Let thy soul on wings of music
Soar beyond thy prison bars!
Let thy soul on music soar.
Ah!
O bulbul sing to the stars,
Ah!
        O Let thy soul on wings of music
Soar beyond thy prison bars!
Ah! Let thy soul soar beyond soar
Ah! beyond!

Exit to house.


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