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Russian speaking please!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by EweSheep, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I love this music that a tenor friend sent to us on Facebook and wanted to know what it is. Anyone know of the song??????

  2. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    It's Ivan Kozlovsky's "I met you (my love)", which can be pronounced as 'Ja Vstretil Vas'

    Ivan Kozlovsky (1900 - 1993)

    The voice of Kozlovsky, a high lyrical tenor of a distinguished beautiful timbre can be recognized at once. Having a fortunate appearance, the singer was extremely artistic both in theatre and on a concert stage. As well as other big Russian artistes of the old school, Kozlovsky could very expressively articulate the text.

    From 1919 and till the last years of his life Kozlovsky gave many concerts, mainly with programs of old Russian romances, Russian and Ukrainian folk songs and chamber lyrics of Russian composers, such as Glinka, Dargomyzhsky, Tchaikovsky and Rakhmaninov. In 1938-1941 he was the organizer and the art director of the State Opera Ensemble in Moscow in which he staged a number of operas in concert performance.

    Kozlovsky's singing was exclusively emotional, sometimes even impending on the limits of an immaculate taste (it happened mainly with the western repertoire). But then he can be considered the unsurpassed interpreter of such opera parts, as the "God's Fool" and Tsar Berendej, and many old romances; in the last years of his life Kozlovsky also sang and recorded Russian sacred music.​
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2010
  3. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

    Aug 18, 2008
    Я встретил вас - и все былое
    В отжившем сердце ожило;
    Я вспомнил время золотое -
    И сердцу стало так тепло...

    Как поздней осени порою
    Бывают дни, бывает час,
    Когда повеет вдруг весною
    И что-то встрепенется в нас,-

    Так, весь обвеян дуновеньем
    Тех лет душевной полноты,
    С давно забытым упоеньем
    Смотрю на милые черты...

    Как после вековой разлуки,
    Гляжу на вас, как бы во сне,-
    И вот - слышнее стали звуки,
    Не умолкавшие во мне...

    Тут не одно воспоминанье,
    Тут жизнь заговорила вновь,-
    И то же в вас очарованье,
    И та ж в душе моей любовь!..

    I met you and the past
    came back to life in my dead heart.
    Remembering a golden time,
    my heart became so warm.

    Just as in late autumn

    there are days, the transient hour,
    when suddenly spring wafts again
    and something stirs within us,

    so, winnowed within by the breath
    of fullness my soul knew in those years,
    with a rapture I thought I'd forgotten,
    I stare into your dear face.

    As if we'd been apart for ages
    I stare at you and think I'm dreaming,
    and suddenly sounds unsilenced in me
    could be heard within me, but louder!

    That was more than reminiscence:
    my life began to talk once more,
    as did in you that very same charm,
    as did in my soul that very same love!
  4. heritagebirds

    heritagebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Eastern Shore MD
    Very nice Alice... I took Russian in college, I really enjoyed it.
  5. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    THANK YOU very much folks I love you!!!!!!!
  6. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    If your standing at the urinals in the bathroom, a Russian on one side & a Spaniard on the other,......What are you? EUROPEAN![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I think this guy really can put out the tunes and I thought Russian is a very difficult language to master. If you can see some of the singer's past episodes, it was so mind boggling how he can hit those notes so HIGH! And such control as well.

    I have to thank my good friend, Warren Moulton, for sharing this singer with us. Otherwise I would not have heard of him.
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
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