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Mesjac zadumčivyj, zvëzdy dalëkie

Language: Russian (Русский)

Mesjac zadumčivyj, zvëzdy dalëkie
S [sinego]1 neba vodami ljubujutsja.
Molča smotrju ja na vody glubokie:
Tajny volšebnye serdcem v nich čujutsja.
Plešut, tajatsja, laskatel'no nežnye;
Mnogo v ich ropote sily čarujuščej:
Slyšatsja dumy i strasti bezbrežnye.
Golos nevedomyj, dušu volnujuščij,
Nežit, pugaet, navodit somnenie.
Slušat' velit-li on? s mesta-b ne sdvinulsja;
Gonit-li proč'? -- Ubežal-by v smjatenii.
V glub'-li zovët? -- Bez ogljadki-b ja kinulsja! ...

Translation(s): ENG FRE GER GER GER

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1 Balakirev: "temnogo"

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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)

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  • 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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