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Lyubvi py'layushhej granata

Language: Russian (Русский)

Lyubvi py'layushhej granata
Lopnula v grudi Ignata.
I vnov` zaplakal gor`koj mukoj
Po Sevastopolyu bezrukij.


— Xot` v Sevastopole ne by'l, i dazhe ne bezrukij, 
    no kakovy' zhe rifmy'! — [...]1

I porxaet zvezda na kone
V xorovode drugix amazonok;
Uly'baetsya s loshadi mne
Ari-sto-kraticheskij rebyonok.
[...]1

Sovershenstvu devicy' Tushinoj.

Milostivaya gosudary'nya,
Elizaveta Nikolaevna!
O, kak mila ona,
Elizaveta Tushina,
Kogda s rodstvennikom na damskom sedle letaet.
A lokon eyo s vetrami igraet,
Ili kogda s mater`yu v cerkvi padaet nicz,
I zritsya rumyanecz blagogovejny'x licz!
Togda brachny'x i zakonny'x naslazhdenij zhelayu
I vsled ej, vmeste s mater`yu, slezu posy'layu.2

[...]1
V sluchae esli b ona slomala nogu. [...]1
Krasa krasot slomala chlen,
I interesnej vdvoe stala,
I vdvoe sdelalsya vlyublyon 
Vlyublyonny'j uzh nemalo.
[Sostavil neucheny'j za sporom.]2


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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2 In the novel, the line "I vsled jej, vmeste s mater'ju, slezu posylaju." is followed by "Sostavil neuchenyj za sporom." Shostakovich has moved it to the end of this movement.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Victor Derély) , title 1: "L'amour du capitaine Lébiadkine"
  • ENG English (Constance Clara Garnett née Black) , title unknown


Text added to the website: 2008-12-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:02

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