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Davno‑l', moj drug

Language: Russian (Русский)

Davno-l', moj drug, tvoj vzor pečal'nyj
JA v rasstavan'ja smutnyj mig lovil.
Čtob luč ego proščal'nyj
Nadolgo v dušu mne pronik.

Davno-l', bluždaja odinoko,
V tolpe tesnjaščej i čužoj
K tebe želannoj i dalekoj 
JA mčalsja grustnoju mečtoj.

Želan'ja gasli... Serdce nylo...
Stojalo vremja... Um molčal...
Davno-l' zatiš'e ėto bylo?
No vichr' svidan'ja nabežal...

My vmeste vnov', i dni nesutsja,
Kak v more voln letučich stroj,
I mysl' kipit, i pesni l'jutsja
Iz serdca, polnogo toboj!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Cela fait longtemps, mon amie", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Jennifer Gliere) , title 1: "How long, my friend", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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