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Mesyacz zadumchivy'j, zvyozdy' dalyokie

Language: Russian (Русский)

Mesyacz zadumchivy'j, zvyozdy' dalyokie
S [sinego]1 neba vodami lyubuyutsya.
Molcha smotryu ya na vody' glubokie:
Tajny' volshebny'e serdcem v nix chuyutsya.
Pleshut, tayatsya, laskatel`no nezhny'e;
Mnogo v ix ropote sily' charuyushhej:
Sly'shatsya dumy' i strasti bezbrezhny'e.
Golos nevedomy'j, dushu volnuyushhij,
Nezhit, pugaet, navodit somnenie.
Slushat` velit-li on? s mesta-b ne sdvinulsya;
Gonit-li proch`? -- Ubezhal-by' v smyatenii.
V glub`-li zovyot? -- Bez oglyadki-b ya kinulsya! ...

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)

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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