The Rhythmic Structure of Other Authors’ Songs Performed by Vladimir Vysotsky.

The Structure of Anonymous’ Song “When the Ocean is in a rage...”

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When the Ocean is in a rage, (*)
And his waters mix with heaven’s, (*)
When it’s hard to comprehend, (*)
Where’s the East, and where’s the West— (*) (*) (*)
Trust, my brother, to the Stars, (*)
Sailing over the black gulf!

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