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Первое свидание

Language: Russian (Русский)

Вот миновала разлука унылая,
пробил свидания час,
светлое, полное счастие, милая,
вновь наступило для нас.

Долго томилося, полно страдания, 
сердце твоё, но поверь:
дни одиночества, дни испытания
мы наверстаем теперь.

Нежные речи, любви выражения
вновь потекут без конца,
и во единое снова биение
наши сольются сердца!

Пусть сочетает созвучье единое
наши две души, и вновь,
словно весенняя песнь соловьиная,
наша воспрянет любовь!

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE ; composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Leonard Lehrman) (Emily Lehrman) (Vanessa Bright) , "First reunion", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Première rencontre", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Première rencontre

Language: French (Français) after the Russian (Русский)

Notre triste séparation est terminée,
L'heure de la rencontre est là.
Le bonheur brillant, ma chérie,
Est de nouveau venu pour nous.

Longtemps a langui, plein de souffrance,
Ton cœur, mais crois-moi :
Les jours de solitude, les jours d'épreuves,
Maintenant nous allons les rattraper.

Tendres conversations, expressions d'amour
Seront maintenant sans fin,
Et nos cœurs battront d'un seul battement,
Nos cœurs fusionneront !

Qu'un accord unique associe
Nos deux âmes, à nouveau,
Comme un chant de rossignol au printemps,
Notre amour s'élèvera !

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