by Nikolai Porfiryevich Grekov (1810 - 1866)

Gde ty, zvëzdočka?
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG ENG FRE GER GER
Gde ty, zvëzdočka, ach, gde ty, jasnaja?
Il' zatmilasja tučej [mračnoju]1?
Gde ty, devica, gde ty, krasnaja?
Il' pokinula druga milogo?2

I ja s goresti, so ljutoj toski,
Pojdu vo pole, pole čistoe,
Ne uvižu li jasnoj zvezdočki,
JA ne vstreču li krasnoj devicy?

Tuča čërnaja skryla zvëzdočku,
Zemlja chladnaja vzjala devicu.

M. Musorgsky sets stanzas 1, 3

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1 Musorgsky: "чёрною, тучей чёрною, тучей мрачною" ("chjornoju, tuchej chjornoju, tuchej mrachnoju")
2 Musorgsky adds "Друга милого, ненаглядного" ("Druga milogo, nenagljadnogo?")

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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):

  • ENG English (Erin Franklin) , "Where are you little star?", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , "Where are you, little star?", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Où es-tu, petite étoile ?", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Frieder Anders) , "Wo bist du, Sternlein?", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , "Sternlein, wo bist du?", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 10
Word count: 52