Entreat me not – Gounod

Notes
A solo aria from the oratorio The Song Of Ruth

Duration
To follow

Forces Required
Soprano and Organ

Title
Entreat me not to leave thee (from The Song of Ruth) – Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
Text
And Ruth said: Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee

And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, and to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God: 17 where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the LORD do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.

Text: Book of Ruth, chapter 1, verses 16 and 17
Music: Charles Gounod (1818-1893)