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Davno‑l', moj drug

Language: Russian (Русский)

Davno-l', moj drug, tvoj vzor pechal'nyj
Ja v rasstavan'ja smutnyj mig lovil.
Chtob luch jego proshchal'nyj
Nadolgo v dushu mne pronik.

Davno-l', bluzhdaja odinoko,
V tolpe tesnjashchej i chuzhoj
K tebe zhelannoj i dalekoj 
Ja mchalsja grustnoju mechtoj.

Zhelan'ja gasli... Serdce nylo...
Stojalo vremja... Um molchal...
Davno-l' zatish'e `eto bylo?
No vikhr' svidan'ja nabezhal...

My vmeste vnov', i dni nesutsja,
Kak v more voln letuchikh 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.

Last modified: 2017-04-29 12:55:09
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Word count: 76

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