by Ivan Ivanovich Lazhechnikov (1792 - 1869)

Sladko pel duša‑solovuško
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sladko pel duša-solovuško
V zelënom moëm sadu;
Mnogo, mnogo znal on pesenok,
Slašče ne bylo odnoj.

Ach! ta pesn' byla zavetnaja,
Rvala belu grud' toskoj;
A vsë slušat' by [chotelosja]1,
Ne rasstalas' [by vvek]2 s nej.

Vdrug podula so polunoči:
Budto na serdce legla, 
Snegovaja nepogoduška 
I [moj sadik]3 zanesla.

So togo li so bezvremen'ja
Opustel zelënyj sad :
Mnogo ptašek, mnogo pesen v nëm,
[Tol'ko]4 miloj ne slychat'.

A. Varlamov sets stanzas 1-3

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1 Glière: "хотелось" ("khotelos'") (?)
2 Glière: "ввек бы" ("vvek by")
3 Varlamov: "садок мой" ("sadok moj")
4 Glière: "А всё" ("A vsjo")

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Word count: 69