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Mgła mi do oczu zawiewa z łona

Language: Polish (Polski)

Mgła mi do oczu zawiewa z łona,
W prawo i wlewo ćmi naokoło;
Dumka na ustach brząknie i skona!
Niemo, och! niemo, bo niewesoło.

Nie ma bo, nie ma czego potrzeba!
Dawno mi tutaj nudno, niemiło:
Ni mego słońca! ni mego nieba!
Ni mego czegoś! Czym serce żyło.

Kochać i śpiewać było by błogo!
W cudzej tu pustce śniłbym jak w domu:
Kochać, o, kochać! i nie ma kogo!
Śpiewać, o, śpiewać! I nie ma komu!

Niekiedy wzrokiem ku niebu wiercę,
Poświstom wiatru wcale nie łaję:
Zimno, o! zimno, lecz puka serce,
Że z dumką w insze odlecim kraje!

Translation(s): FRE GER GER GER

List of language codes

F. Chopin sets stanzas 1, 3 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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:

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

Text added to the website: 2003-12-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-01-13 09:00:13

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Word count: 99

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Comme un brouillard se répand dans mes...

Language: French (Français) after the Polish (Polski)

Comme un brouillard se répand dans mes yeux,
Tout autour de moi l'obscurité se fait ;
Une dumka arrive sur mes lèvres et meurt,
Le silence, oh, le silence du malheur.

Il n'y a rien, rien dont j'ai besoin !
Pour moi, ici tout est ennuyeux, désagréable :
Ni mon soleil ! Ni mon ciel !
Rien à moi ! Ce dont vit mon cœur !

Quel bonheur ce serait d'aimer et de chanter !
Je rêverais dans ce désert étranger comme si j'étais à la maison :
Aimer, oh ! aimer ! et il n'y a personne !
Chanter, oh ! chanter ! et il n'y a personne !

Parfois, je tourne mes yeux vers le ciel,
Et le souffle du vent emporte ma plainte :
Tout est froid, oh, froid, mais mon cœur bat,
Qu'avec cette chanson nous partions vers ce pays étranger.

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Translations of title(s):
"Dumka" = "Chanson mélancolique"
"Nie ma czego trzeba" = "Il n'y a rien dont j'ai besoin "


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Text added to the website: 2017-01-19 00:00:00.

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