Welcome to the world of Russian Art Song!

  • IPA transcriptions and word-for-word translations

  • Song lyrics read by a native speaker

  • Multimedia online diction manuals

  • Vintage common domain sound recordings

  • Biographical information

Please note that this site is being constantly updated.  If you cannot find a particular translation/IPA, please contact us and the songs will be posted promptly.

Russian Romantic Art Song

An Anthology of 31 Songs with Translations and IPA

Compiled and Edited by Anton Belov

Available in High and Low Keys

Russian Art Song, russian phonetics for singers, Russian Lyric Diction

Princess Scheherazade
by Edmund Dulac


A Musical Journey Through the Life of a Great Poet

We respect international copyright laws, the rights of music publishers and recording companies.

We do not host any audio recordings on our site.  Instead, we provide direct links to vintage recordings hosted by sites in Russia.



For musical scores we recommend www.classicalvocalrep.com.

A mobile app for Russian Diction produced in collaboration with www.SingersBabel.com

is currently available for download:


Russian Art Song (Russian Phonetics for Singers, Russian Lyric Diction)