Medlitel'no vlekutsja dni moi
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Medlitel'no vlekutsja dni moi,
I kazhdyj mig v [unylom]1 serdce mnozhit
Vsjo goresti neschastlivoj ljubvi            
[I vse mechty bezumija]2 trevozhit.

No ja molchu; ne slyshen ropot moj;
Ja sljozy l'ju; mne sljozy uteshen'e;
Moja dusha, [plenennaja]3 toskoj,
V nikh gor'koje nakhodit naslazhden'e.

O zhizni [chas]4, leti, ne zhal' tebja,
Ischezni v t'me, pustoje prividen'e;
Mne dorogo ljubvi mojej muchen'e;
Puskaj umru, no pust' umru, ljubja!

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1 Cui: "uvjadshem"
2 Cui: "I tjazhkoje bezumije"
3 Cui: "ob"jataja"
4 Cui: "son"

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sergey Rybin) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright ©, (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: 12
Word count: 65