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Prosti! — my' ne vstretimsya bole

Language: Russian (Русский)

Prosti! — my' ne vstretimsya bole,
  Drug drugu ruki ne pozhmyom;
Prosti! — tvoyo serdce na vole...
  No schast`ya ne sy'shhet v drugom.
YA znayu: s pory'vom stradan`ya
  Opyat` zatrepeshhet ono,
Kogda ty' usly'shish` nazvan`e
  Togo, kto pogib tak davno!

Est` zvuki — znachen`e nichtozhno
  I prezreno gordoj tolpoj,
No ix pozaby't` nevozmozhno:
  Kak zhizn`, oni slity' s dushoj;
Kak v grobe, zary'to by'loe
  Na dne e`tix zvukov svyaty'x;
I v mire pojmut ix lish` dvoe,
  I dvoe lish` vzdrognut ot nix!

Mgnovenie vmeste my' by'li,
  No vechnost` — nichto pered nim;
Vse chuvstva my' vdrug istoshhili,
  Sozhgli poceluem odnim.
Prosti! — ne zhalej bezrassudno,
  O kratkoj lyubvi ne zhalej:
Rasstat`sya kazalos` nam trudno,
  No vstretit`sya by'lo b trudnej!

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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)

  • by Nikolai Yakovlevich Myaskovsky (1881 - 1950), "Прости! — мы не встретимся боле", op. 40 (Двенадцать романсов на стихи М.Ю.Лермонтова = Dvenadcat' romansov na stikhi M. Yu. Lermontova (Twelve romances after poetry by M. Lermontov)) no. 12. [voice and piano] [ sung text verified 1 time]

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