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Не пой, красавица, при мне

Language: Russian (Русский)

Не пой, красавица, при мне
Ты песен Грузии печальной;
Напоминают мне [оне]1
Другую жизнь и берег дальний.

Увы, напоминают мне
Твои жестокие напевы
И степь, и ночь, и при луне
Черты далекой, бедной девы!

Я [призрак]2 милый, роковой,
Тебя увидев, забываю;
Но ты поёшь, и предо мной
Его я вновь воображаю.

Не пой, красавица, при мне
Ты песен Грузии печальной;
Напоминают мне [оне]1
Другую жизнь и берег дальний.


Translation(s): ENG FRE GER ITA

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M. Glinka sets stanzas 1-2

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1 The modern spelling is "oni"
2 Rimsky-Korsakov: "obraz"

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  • ENG English (Anton Bespalov) (Rianne Stam) , "Do not sing, my beauty, to me", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Non cantarmi mia bellezza", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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O sing, du Schöne, sing mir nicht

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Russian (Русский)

O sing, du Schöne, sing mir nicht
Georgiens wehmutvolle Lieder,
Sie wecken wie ein Traumgesicht
Mir fernes Land und Leben wieder.

Auf mich herein in wilder Pein
Aus deinen Liedern klingend bricht es;
Die Steppennacht, der Mondenschein,
Der Schmerz des kindlichen Gesichtes -

Die holde Traumgestalt, bei dir
Vergess' ich sie, und ach! wie gerne -
Doch wenn du singst, erscheint sie mir
Und ruft mich grausam in die Ferne.

O sing, du Schöne, sing mir nicht
Georgiens wehmutvolle Lieder,
Sie wecken wie ein Traumgesicht
Mir fernes Land und Leben wieder.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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Based on
  • a text in Russian (Русский) by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799 - 1837), no title, 1828, first published 1829 ENG FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Yury Karlovich Arnold, Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev, K. A. Gedike, Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka, Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov, Artur Lur'ye, Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov, Sergei Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov, Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, Lazare Saminsky, Nikolai Sergeyevich Titov, Pauline Viardot-García. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2008-07-06.
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