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Месяц задумчивый, звёзды далёкие

Language: Russian (Русский)

Месяц задумчивый, звёзды далёкие
С [синего]1 неба водами любуются.
Молча смотрю я на воды глубокие:
Тайны волшебные сердцем в них чуются.
Плешут, таятся, ласкательно нежные;
Много в их ропоте силы чарующей:
Слышатся думы и страсти безбрежные.
Голос неведомый, душу волнующий,
Нежит, пугает, наводит сомнение.
Слушать велит-ли он? с места-б не сдвинулся;
Гонит-ли прочь? -- Убежал-бы в смятении.
В глубь-ли зовёт? -- Без оглядки-б я кинулся! ...


Translation(s): ENG FRE GER GER GER

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1 Balakirev: "temnogo"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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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 by Anton Stepanovich Arensky.

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

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , "Above the river", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Sur la rivière", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Frieder Anders) , "Über dem Fluss", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Über dem Fluss", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Über dem Fluss

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

Nachdenklicher Mond, weite Sterne,
vom blauen Himmel spiegeln sie sich im Wasser.
Schweigend schaue ich aufs tiefe Wasser.
Das Herz kann zauberhafte Geheimnisse darin fühlen.
Es plätschert, taut, zärtlich und liebevoll.
In  dem Murmeln liegt Zauberkraft,
man hört Gedanken und uferlose Leidenschaften...
eine geheimnisvolle Stimme, die die Seele beunruhigt.
Sie macht zärtlich, erschreckt, weckt Zweifel.
Zuhören befiehlt sie? Ich rührte mich nicht von der Stelle.
Jagt sie mich fort? -- Fortlaufen würde ich, verwirrt.
In die Tiefe ruft sie mich? -- Ohne Bedenken stürzte ich mich hinein.


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  • Translation from Russian (Русский) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2009 by Frieder Anders, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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