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by William Blake (1757 - 1827)
Translation

Black and white
Language: English  after the English 
Available translation(s): RUS
The crow
wish'd every thing
was black,
the owl,
that every thing
was white.

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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):

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in English, [adaptation] ; composed by Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov.
  • Also set in Swedish (Svenska), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ; composed by Lars-Erik Vilner Larsson.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • RUS Russian (Русский) [singable] (Dmitri Nikolaevich Smirnov) , "Чёрное и белое", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Dmitri Smirnov

This text was added to the website: 2008-02-13
Line count: 6
Word count: 14