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Language: Russian (Русский)

Нас было много на челне:
Иные парус напрягали,
Другие дружно упирали
В глубь мощны вёсла.

В тишине,
На руль склонясь, наш кормищик умный
В молчаньи правил грузный чёлн;
А я беспечной веры полн
Пловцам я пел...

Вдруг лоно волн
Измял с налёту вихорь шумный...
Погиб и кормщик и пловец!
Лишь я, таинственный певец,
На берег выброшен грозою.
Я гимны прежние пою,
И ризу влажную мою
Сушу на солнце под скалою.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

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

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