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Language: Russian (Русский) after the Serbian (Српски)

Соловей мой, соловейко! 
Птица малая, лесная!
У тебя ль, у малой птицы, 
Незаменные три песни,
У меня ли, у молодца, 
Три великие заботы!
Как уж первая забота --
Рано молодца женили;
А вторая-то забота -- 
Ворон конь мой притомился;
Как уж третья-то забота --
Красну-девицу со мною 
Разлучили злые люди.
Вы копайте мне могилу 
Во поле, поле широком,
В головах мне посадите 
Алы цветики-цветочки,
А в ногах мне проведите 
Чисту воду ключевую.
Пройдут мимо красны девки, 
Так сплетут себе [кепочки]1:
Пройдут мимо стары люди,
Так воды себе зачерпнут.

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER

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1 Tchaikovsky: "venochki"

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE RUS by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Rossignol", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:58
Line count: 23
Word count: 85

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