Mozart – O Isis und Osiris

Song Information

Title: O Isis und Osiris (From Die Zauberflöte)

Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Text: Emanuel Schikaneder (1751-1812)

Sheet Music

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Elsewhere on the Internet:

  • PDF available at the Choral Public Domain Library
    • Key: F Major
    • Range: F2 – C4
    • Note: This aria is sung by Sarastro, a bass, and is naturally in bass clef.
    • Note: Finale 2008 Source file available to edit or transpose.
    • Note: TTBB Chorus included in this score. This is generally omitted when performing the aria out of context, for obvious reasons.

Audio Files



Song Text

O Isis und Osiris, schenket
der Weisheit Geist dem neuen Paar!
Die ihr der Wandr’er Schritte lenket,
Stärkt mit Geduld sie in Gefahr.

Laßt sie der Prüfung Früchte sehen,
Doch sollen sie zu Grabe gehen,
So lohnt der Tugend kühnen Lauf,
Nehmt sie in euren Wohnsitz auf.


  • Wikipedia has an entry for The Magic Flute, including background information and plot synopsis.
  • A full score of the opera is available at Dogstar Music’s The Magic Flute Project, along with various other resources.
  • A full libretto of the opera with an English translation is available at the Aria Database.

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