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Language: Russian

Uletal solovushko daljoko,
vo chuzhuju tjopluju storonku.
Uletal solovushko daljoko,
vo chuzhuju tjopluju storonku.

Vy proshchajte, ljudi dobryje, na dolgo,
uletet' pora moja nastala!
Na dolgo proshchajus' s vami, ljudi!
Uletet' pora moja nastala!

I spasibo vam za vashu ljubov', za lasku,
chto menja, solovushku, ne gnali,
pesni pet' mne, solov'ju, ne meshali,
malykh detok mojikh ne zabizhali!

I ostalsja b ja teper' s vami,
da likha beda vashi morozy;
ne ljublju zimy vashej beloj,
ne ljublju ja bujnogo vetra!

A uzh kak vesna krasna vernjotsja,
s nej i ja vernus' k vam s novoj pesnej,
ja vernus' k vam s novoj pesnej!

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 (Erin Franklin) , "The little nightingale", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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