It was in 1987 during Basner's residence in Repino near Leningrad, when the “Six Poems by A. Pushkon” for voice and piano were completed. The romances “A-breathing With the Sweetest Hope”, “God,Save Me From Going Mad”, “Reminiscence”, “What's in My Name for Thou?” were composed during the period of February-June, while the other two ones had been begun in 1948.
A-breathing With the Sweetest Hope (Music text example)
It's Getting Silverish
What's in My Name for Thou?
God,Save Me From Going Mad
Reminiscence (Music text example)
Who did Stop You, Oh, The Waves?