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Strekoza i Muravej

Language: Russian (Русский) after the French (Français)

Popry'gun`ya Strekoza
Leto krasnoe propela;
Oglyanut`sya ne uspela,
Kak zima katit v glaza.
Pomertvelo chisto pole;
Net uzh dnej tex svetly'x bole,
Kak pod kazhdy'm ej listkom
By'l gotov i stol, i dom.
Vsyo proshlo: s zimoj xolodnoj
Nuzhda, golod nastayot;
Strekoza uzh ne poyot:
I komu zhe v um pojdyot
Na zheludok pet` golodny'j!
Zloj toskoj udruchena,
K Murav`yu polzyot ona:
'Ne ostav` menya, kum miloj!
Daj ty' mne sobrat`sya s siloj
I do veshnix tol`ko dnej
Prokormi i obogrej!' - 
'Kumushka, mne stranno e`to:
Da rabotala l` ty' v leto?'
Govorit ej Muravej.
'Do togo l`, golubchik, by'lo?
V myagkix muravax u nas
Pesni, rezvost` vsyakij chas,
Tak, chto golovu vskruzhilo'.- 
'A, tak ty'...' - 'Ya bez dushi
Leto celoe vsyo pela'.- 
'Ty' vsyo pela? e`to delo:
Tak podi zhe, poplyashi!'

Translation(s): FRE

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Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695), "La cigale et la fourmi", written 1668, appears in Fables ENG HUN FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Isabelle Aboulker, Paul Barachin, Paul Bonneau, Michel Bosc, Melchior Alexandre Bruneau, Régis Campo, André Caplet, Jacqueline Chautemps, Maurice Delage, Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, Paul Hindemith, Joseph Jongen, Rudolf Leopold Koumans, Charles Lecocq, Marcelle de Manziarly, Jacques Offenbach, Charles Camille Saint-Saëns, Charles Trenet. Go to the text.

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 or adaptations:

  • Also set in French (Français), original text by Jean de La Fontaine (1621 - 1695) , title 1: "La cigale et la fourmi", 1668, from Fables RUS HUN ENG by André Caplet, Maurice Delage, Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, Marcelle de Manziarly, Jacques Offenbach, Charles Camille Saint-Saëns, Charles Trenet, Rudolf Leopold Koumans, Charles Lecocq, Joseph Jongen, Isabelle Aboulker, Paul Hindemith, Paul Barachin, Paul Bonneau, Michel Bosc, Melchior Alexandre Bruneau.
  • Also set in Hungarian (Magyar), a translation by Dezső Kosztolányi (1885 - 1936) , title 1: "A tücsök meg a hangya", published 1916 RUS ENG FRE by Ferenc Farkas.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist RUS HUN ENG by Melchior Alexandre Bruneau.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La libellule et la fourmi", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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