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Siren', 'Lilacs' (1902) Op. 21


Part of a series or song cycle:

Twelve Romances (Op. 21)


Siren', 'Lilacs'

Poutru, na zare,
Po rasistoj trave,
Ya pajdu svezhym utrom
dyshat’;
I v dushystuyu ten’,
Gde tesnitsya siren’,
Ya pojdu svoyo shchast’ye iskat’...
V zhizni shchast’ye odno
Mne najti suzhdeno,
I to shchast’ye v sireni zhyvyot;;
Na zelyonykh vetvyakh,
Na dushistykh kistyakh
Moyo bednoe shchast’ye tsvetyot...

Composer

Sergei Rachmaninov was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor of the late Romantic period.


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Poet

Ekaterina Andreyevna Krasnova was a Russian poet, writer, and translator. 


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