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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1 omitted by Firsova.
Note on Transliterations
- by Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova (1889 - 1966), "Наше священное ремесло", written 1944 [author's text checked 2 times against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Elena Olegovna Firsova (b. 1950), "Наше священное ремесло", op. 2b no. 1 (1967) [ high voice and piano ] [sung text checked 1 time]
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
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Word count: 31