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Средь мрачных дней

Language: Russian (Русский)

Средь мрачных дней, под гнетом бед,
из мглы туманной прошлых лет,
как отблеск радостных лучей,
мне светит взор твоих очей.

Под обаяньем светлых снов
мне мнится, я с тобою вновь.
При свете дня, в ночной тиши
делюсь восторгами души.

Я вновь с тобой! - моя печаль
умчалась в пасмурную даль...
И страстно вновь хочу я жить -
тобой дышать, тебя любить!

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER POL

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , "Amid gloomy days", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Au milieu des jours sombres", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bruno Tutenberg)
  • POL Polish (Polski) (Alicja Istigniejew) , "Wśród mrocznych dni", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:46

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Au milieu des jours sombres

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

Au milieu des jours sombres, sous le fardeau de la misère,
Hors de l'obscurité  brumeuse du passé,
Comme un reflet des rayons joyeux,
Dans tes yeux brillent mes yeux.

Sous le charme de rêves lumineux
Je rêve que je suis avec toi.
À la lumière du jour, dans le silence de la nuit,
Je partage les joies du cœur.

Je suis avec toi ! Ma tristesse
Se précipite loin des nuages distants...
Et je veux passionnément vivre,
Respirer pour toi, t'aimer !

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