Otčalila lodka… Čut' brezžil rassvet
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Otčalila lodka… Čut' brezžil rassvet…
V ušach razdavalsja [proščal'nyj]1 privet,
Dyšal on neždannoju laskoj…
Svincovoe more šumelo krugom…
Vsë ėto mne kažetsja sladostnym snom,
Volšebnoj, nesbytočnoj skazkoj!

O net, to ne son byl! V dali goluboj
Dve belye čajki neslis' nad vodoj,
I serye tučki leteli, --
I vsë, čto skazat' ja ne mog, ne uspel,
Kipelo v duše... i vostok čut' alel,
I volny šumeli, šumeli!

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Confirmed with А.Н.Апухтин, Стихотворения. Библиотека поэта. Большая серия. 2-е изд., Ленинград: Советский писатель, 1961.

1 Prokofiev: "последний" (poslednij)

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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)

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  • ENG English (Jennifer Gliere) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le bateau s'en va", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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