V bezmolvii sadov, vesnoj, vo mgle nochej
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
V bezmolvii sadov, vesnoj, vo mgle nochej,
Poyot nad rozoyu vostochny'j solovej.
No roza milaya ne chuvstvuet, ne vnemlet,
I pod vlyublenny'j gimn kolebletsya i dremlet.
Ne tak li ty' poyosh` dlya xladnoj krasoty'?
Opomnis`, o poe`t, k chemu stremish`sya ty'?
Ona [ne slushaet, ne chuvstvuet]1 poe`ta;
Glyadish`, ona czvetet; vzy'vaesh` -- net otveta.

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1 Cui: "ne chuvstvujet, ne slushajet"

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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 (Lyle Neff) , title 1: "The nightingale and the rose", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Hans Keller) , title 1: "Die Nachtigall und die Rose", copyright ©

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