6 Romances, Op.8 (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)




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Lyle Neff (2008/8/12)

Editor Maksimilian Steinberg (1883–1946)
Andrey Rimsky-Korsakov (1878–1940)
Publisher. Info. N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov: Complete Collected Works, vol.45 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1946. Plate M. ? Г.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, 1969. Plate 5916.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Romances
Alternative. Title 6 Романcов
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.8
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. Where Thou Art, My Thought Flies to Thee (Где ты, там мысль моя летайет)
  2. Night (Ночь)
  3. The Secret (Тайна)
  4. Arise, Come Down! (Встань, сойди!)
  5. In the Kingdom of Roses and Wine (В царстве розы и вина)
  6. I Believe, I am Loved (Я верю, я любим)
Text Incipit see below
  1. Где ты, там мысль моя летает
  2. Ночь пролетала над миром
  3. Когда меня в уста и очи ты
  4. Встань, сойди! Давно денница
  5. В царство розы и вина приди
  6. Я верю: я любим; для сердца надо верить
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1868–70
First Publication. 1870 – Moscow: P. Jurgenson
1922 – Moscow: Muzgiz. Arrangement of No.2 for voice and orchestra.
Librettist Various:
  1. [unknown]
  2. Aleksey Pleshcheyev (1825–1893)
  3. Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838), after Claude Charles Fauriel (1772–1844) [translator anonymous]
  4. Lev Mey (1822–1862)
  5. Afanasy Fet (1820–1892), after Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800–1875), Ḥāfiẓ (1325/26-1389/90)
  6. Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
  1. Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
  2. Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova (Purgold) (1848–1919)
  3. Aleksandra Purgold
  4. Fyodor Kanilde (?)
  5. Yekaterina Borodin
  6. Mily Balakirev (1837–1910)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice + Piano
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
Extra Information No.2 also arranged for voice and orchestra by Rimsky-Korsakov, 1891.