by Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova (1889 - 1966)

Naše svjaščennoe remeslo
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Naše svjaščennoe remeslo
Suščestvuet tysjači let...
S nim i bez solnca miru svetlo.
No eščë ni odin ne skazal poėt,
Čto mudrosti net, [i]1 starosti net,
A možet, i smerti net.

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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 (Richard Shaw) , "Our sacred craft", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Dmitri Smirnov

This text was added to the website: 2008-01-27
Line count: 6
Word count: 31