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Language: Russian

V mire net nichego 
Dozhdelenneje sna,
Chary jest' u nego, 
U nego tishina,
U nego na ustakh 
Ni pechal' i ni smekh,
I v bezdonnykh ochakh
Mnogo tajnykh utekh.

U nego shiroki, 
Shiroki dva kryla,
I legki, tak ljogki,
Kak polnochnaja mgla.
Ne ponjat', kak nesjot,
I kuda i na chem 
On krylom ne vzmakhnet
I ne dvinet plechom.

Translation(s): ENG

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Laura Claycomb) (Peter Grunberg) , "A dream", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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