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Zabyt' tak skoro

Language: Russian

Zabyt' tak skoro, bozhe moj,
Vsjo schast'je zhizni prozhitoj!
Vse nashi vstrechi, razgovory,
Zabyt' tak skoro, zabyt' tak skoro!

Zabyt' volnen'ja pervykh dnej,
Svidan'ja chas v teni vetvej!
Ochej nemyje razgovory,
Zabyt' tak skoro, zabyt' tak skoro!

Zabyt', kak polnaja luna
Na nas gljadela iz okna,
Kak kolykhalas' tikho shtora...
Zabyt' tak skoro, zabyt' tak skoro, tak skoro!

Zabyt' ljubov', zabyt' mechty, 
Zabyt' te kljatvy pomnish' ty, pomnish' ty, pomnish' ty?
V nochnuju pasmurnuju poru, v nochnuju pasmurnuju poru,
Zabyt' tak skoro, zabyt' tak skoro!
Bozhe moj!

Translation(s): ENG GER

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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 (unknown or anonymous translator) , "To forget so soon"
    * GER German [singable] (Bruno Tutenberg) , "So bald vergessen"

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

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