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Language: Russian (Русский)

Ох, пора тебе на волю, песня русская,
Благовестная, победная, раздольная,
Погородная, посельная, попольная,
Непогодою-невзгодою повитая,
Во крови, в слезах крещеная-омытая!
Ох, пора тебе на волю, песня русская!
Не сама собою ты спелася-сложилася:
С пустырей тебя намыло снегом-дождиком,
Нанесло тебя с пожарищ дымом-копотью,
Намело тебя с сырых могил метелицей.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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