Rastvoril ya okno
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Rastvoril ya okno - stalo [grustno]1 ne v moch`, -
    opustilsya pred nim na koleni,
i v liczo mne paxnula vesennyaya noch`
    blagovonny'm dy'xan`em sireni.

A vdali gde-to chudno [tak pel]2 solovej;
    ya vnimal emu s grust`yu glubokoj...
I s toskoyu o rodine vspomnil svoej;
    ob otchizne ya vspomnil dalekoj,

Gde rodnoj solovej pesn` rodnuyu poyot
    i, ne znaya zemny'x ogorchenij,
zalivaetsya celuyu noch` naprolyot
    nad dushistoyu vetkoj sireni...

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1 Tchaikovsky: "dushno"
2 Tchaikovsky: "zapel"

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ENG FRE ; composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Leonid Gulchin) , "I opened the window", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi) , "By an open window", appears in Russian Lyrics, first published 1916
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "J'ouvris la fenêtre", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 69