by Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova (1889 - 1966)

Nashe svjashchennoje remeslo
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Nashe svjashchennoje remeslo
Sushchestvujet tysjachi let...
S nim i bez solnca miru svetlo.
No jeshchjo ni odin ne skazal po`et,
Chto mudrosti net, [i]1 starosti net,
A mozhet, 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