Cesar Cui (1835 - 1918)
'Tu' and 'Vous'Op.57 No.11
Words by Alexander Pushkin (1799 - 1837)
Song text translation:
An empty "vous" with a heartfelt "tu" she replaced quite casually,
And she awakened all the happy dreams in my enamoured soul.
I stand pensively before her, and I cannot take my eyes off her.
And I say to her: "how kind vous are!" But I think: "how I love toi!"