by Daniil Maximovich Rathaus (1868 - 1937)

Padajut kapli pechal'nye
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Padajut, padajut kapli pechal'nye,
tjazhko po kryshe stuchat.
Veter napevy pojot pogrebal'nye,
vetvi tak grustno shumjat.

Padajut, padajut grjozy smushchjonnye
na dushu mertvym dozhdjom...
Sljozy kholodnye, muki bessonnye,
skol'ko vas v serdce mojom!

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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 (Jennifer Gliere) , "Raindrops sadly fall", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Des gouttes de pluie tristement tombent", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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