3 Biblical Poems, Op.40 (Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail)


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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d. Plate 29936-38.
Misc. Notes Reduced from mixed chorus and small ensemble to one voice and piano. The latter half I get, but the former part? Was it a unison chorus, hence easy to reduce to solo voice?
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General Information

Work Title 3 Biblical Poems
Alternative. Title Три библейских стихотворения
Composer Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs
  1. Псалмопевец Давид
  2. Царь Саул
  3. Легенда о Мертвом море
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1904
Librettist Konstantin Romanov (1858–1915)
Language Russian
Dedication Vera Petrova-Zvantseva*
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus, ten flutes, two harps and tuba

Misc. Comments

Vera Nikolaevna Petrova-Zvantseva (1876-1944), mezzo-soprano, graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1897, where she had studied with Varvara Zarudnaya, the composer's wife.