Rastvoril ja okno
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Rastvoril ja okno - stalo [grustno]1 ne v moch', -
    opustilsja pred nim na koleni,
i v lico mne pakhnula vesennjaja noch'
    blagovonnym dykhan'em sireni.

A vdali gde-to chudno [tak pel]2 solovej;
    ja vnimal jemu s grust'ju glubokoj...
I s toskoju o rodine vspomnil svojej;
    ob otchizne ja vspomnil dalekoj,

Gde rodnoj solovej pesn' rodnuju pojot
    i, ne znaja zemnykh ogorchenij,
zalivajetsja celuju noch' naproljot
    nad dushistoju vetkoj sireni...

View original text (without footnotes)
1 Tchaikovsky: "dushno"
2 Tchaikovsky: "zapel"

Show a transliteration: Default | DIN | GOST

Note on Transliterations

Show untransliterated (original) text

Authorship

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