The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Anne Akhmatovoj

Language: Russian (Русский)

O Muza placha, prekrasnejshaja iz muz!
O ty, shal'noje ischadije nochi beloj! 
Ty chjornuju nasylajesh' metel' na Rus', 
I vopli tvoi vonzajutsja v nas, kak strely.

I my sharakhajemsja, i glukhoje: okh! 
Stotysjachnoje -- tebe prisjagajet. Anna 
Akhmatova! `Eto imja -- ogromnyj vzdokh,
I v glub' on padajet, kotoraja bezymjanna. 

My koronovany tem, chto odnu s toboj
My zemlju topchem, chto nebo nad nami-to zhe! 
I tot, kto ranen smertel'noj tvojej sud'boj, 
Uzhe bessmertnym na smertnoje skhodit lozhe. 

V pevuchem grade mojom kupola gorjat, 
i Spasa svetlogo slavit slepec brodjachij . . . 
I ja darju svoj kolokol'nyj grad, 
- Akhmatova! - I serdce svoje v pridachu.

Translation(s): FRE ITA

List of language codes

Submitted by John Versmoren

Show a transliteration: Default | DIN | GOST

Note on Transliterations

Show untransliterated (original) text


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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Ad Anna Achmatova", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Anna Akhmatova", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:52
Line count: 16
Word count: 105

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works