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

Снежным покровом 
одета природа зимой.
Где шум листвы?
Где весны веселые дни?

Холодно, жутко 
глядит окрестная даль,
Сжимает сердце печаль
И холод, холод разлуки с тобой!

Сквозь ветви я 
вижу-вдали дорогает заря;
Хочется верить, что я 
вновь увижу тебя...

Где счастья дни?
Где радость встречи с тобой?
Изчезло всё навсегда...
На сердце, на сердце как будто зима!

Translation(s): ENG

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  • a text in French (Français) by Paul Verlaine (1844 - 1896), no title, written 1874, appears in Romances sans paroles, in Ariettes oubliées, no. 8, Sens, Typographie de Maurice L'Hermite, first published 1874 ENG GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Willem Frederik Bon, Gabriel Dupont, Dirk Foch, Henri Gil-Marchex, Jules-Ernest Hubert, Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Philippe Krawczyk, Georges-Victor Lafon, Arthur Vincent Lourié, Benoît Mernier, Klaus Miehling, Bernard Panouillot, Henri Poirier, Irena Regina Poldowski, Alexis Rostand, Guy Sacre, Richard Sturzenegger, Louis Vierne, Judith Lang Zaimont. Go to the text.

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 or adaptations:

  • Also set in French (Français), original text by Paul Verlaine (1844 - 1896) , no title, 1874, from Romances sans paroles, in Ariettes oubliées, no. 8, Sens, Typographie de Maurice L'Hermite, published 1874 RUS ENG GER by Gabriel Dupont, Louis Vierne, Irena Regina Poldowski, Guy Sacre, Jules-Ernest Hubert, Alexis Rostand, Dirk Foch, Georges-Victor Lafon, Henri Gil-Marchex, Richard Sturzenegger, Henri Poirier, Bernard Panouillot, Philippe Krawczyk, Lucien Jean-Baptiste, Willem Frederik Bon, Benoît Mernier, Klaus Miehling, Arthur Vincent Lourié.
  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Fritz Koegel , title 1: "Winter" RUS ENG by Richard Trunk, Rudolf Mengelberg.

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Winter", copyright © 2004

Text added to the website: 2003-11-09.
Last modified: 2017-03-14 15:54:29
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