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Эхо

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

Я горько сетовал в пустыне:
,,Кто будет близок мне отныне,
как были близки сердцу вы?``

Мне эхо вторило: ,,Увы!``

,,Как буду жить, больной и скучный,
томим печалью неотлучной
и рядом тягостных годин?``

Мне эхо вторило: ,,Один!``

,,Но [где укрыться?]1 мир могила,
мне жизнь бесцельная постыла.
Где прежний блеск, и рай?``

Сказало эхо: ,,Умирай!``


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Rimsky-Korsakov: "chto mne delat',"

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , title 1: "The echo", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "L'écho", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:00
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Word count: 53

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L'écho

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

Je me plaignais amèrement dans le désert :
« Qui à partir de maintenant sera proche de moi
Comme vous étiez proche de mon cœur ? »

L'écho répéta : « Malheur ! »

« Comment vais-je vivre, malade et morose,
Tourmenté tout le temps par une tristesse 
Et de l'ennui de nombreuses années ? »

L'écho répéta : « Isolé ! »

« Mais où se cacher ? Le monde est une tombe,
Ma vie est sans but et odieuse
où sont le paradis et l'ancienne splendeur ? »

L'écho dit : « Meurs ! »


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Text added to the website: 2017-01-20.
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