Song of greeting (Arthur Farwell)

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  • (Posted 2024-01-22)  CPDL #78842:     
Editor: David Anderson (submitted 2024-01-22).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 271 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Song of greeting
Composer: Arthur Farwell
Lyricist: Frederic Manley
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1901  C.C. Birchard & Co.
Description: Omaha Tribe melody

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Original text and translations

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Greeting, O peaceful one,
O maiden, little maiden,
Dewy eyed child,
Spirit of morning arising for me,
Bringing the dead moons, the old morns to me;
O maiden, maiden, greetings to thee,
Spirit who keepest the world young for me.