A Life for the Tsar (Glinka, Mikhail)

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Soviet version ("Ivan Susanin")

 Title, (partial) Contents, Orchestral Instruments
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 Overture
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 Act I Nos. 1–3
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 Act I No. 4 Scena terzetto e Coro
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 Act II No. 5 Polacca
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 Act II No. 6a .. 6b
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 Act II No. 7 Finale
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 Act III No. 8 .. 11
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 Act III No. 12 Quartetto
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 Act III No. 13 .. 15
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 Act III No. 16 Finale
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 Act IV No. 17 Antract
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 Act IV No.18a .. 18b
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 Act IV No. 19 Scena e Coro
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 Act IV No. 20a .. 20b
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 Epilogue No. 21 .. 23
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 Appendix - Overture to an early edition
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 Appendix - Passo a due, Passo a tre
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 Appendix (remainder)
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PMLP112614-Glinka Ivan Susanin Front.pdf
Editor:

Vladimir Protopopov (1908–)
Valerian Bogdanov-Berezovsky (1903–1971)

Publisher Info.:

Moscow: Muzgiz, 1965. Plate М. 31265 Г. / М. 31264 Г. / М. 31264a Г.

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Parts

Overture

 Flute 1, 2
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 Oboe 1, 2
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 Clarinet 1, 2 (B)
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 Bassoon 1, 2
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 Horn 1, 2 (B, C), 3, 4 (G)
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 Trumpet 1, 2 (C)
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 Trombone 1, 2, 3 (alto, tenor bass clefs)
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 Timpani
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 Violins I
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 Violins II
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 Violas
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 Cellos I / II
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 Basses
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Ottaviano (2010/3/29)

PMLP112614-Glinka-LifeofCzarOv.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

St. Petersburg: F.T. Stellovsky (?), n.d.

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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Vocal Scores

Original version

 Complete Score
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Emblyadell (2013/3/15)

SIBLEY1802.20633.5f2f-39087011132190score.pdf
Language:

Russian / German

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Moscow: Gutheil, n.d. Plate A. 2417 G.

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 Complete Score
#10834 - 59.27MB, 387 pp. -  3.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 1435x

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 Title, Contents, Overture
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 Act I
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 Act II
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 Act III
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 Act IV
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 Act V
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Carolus (2008/7/27)

Glinka - A Life for the Csar (Piano Red.).pdf
Language:

Russian / German

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Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.

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Possibly a reprint of the earlier vocal score issued by F. T. Stellovsky.

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Soviet Version ("Ivan Susanin")

 Title and Contents
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 Overture
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 Act I
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 Act II
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 Act III
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 Act IV
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 Epilogue
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 Appendix
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PMLP112614-Glinka Susanin VS Title.pdf
Editor:

Vladimir Protopopov (1908–)

Language:

Russian

Publisher Info.:

Moscow: Muzgiz, (1939). Plate М. 17183 Г.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Piano solo

 Complete Score
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Carolus (2008/7/27)

PMLP26589-Glinka-ZhisnPS.pdf
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Moscow: Muzika i Pienie, No.25, n.d.(ca.1910). Plate M. 25 P.

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Song of the Orphans

For Cello and Piano (Salter)

 Piano score
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 Cello part
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PMLP112614-Glinka - Song of the Orphans from The Life for the Czar (Salter) Cello Piano score.pdf
Arranger:

Norbert Salter (d.1935)

Publisher Info.:

Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1896. Plate V.A. 1572.

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Andante tranquillo and Allegro

For Organ (Gaul)

 Complete Score
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Coulonnus (2012/11/1)

SIBLEY1802.19933.6f1b-39087012339646tranquillo.pdf
Arranger:

Harvey B. Gaul (1881-1945)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1913. Plate 24314.

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General Information

Work Title A Life for the Tsar
Alternative Title Ivan Susanin
Composer Glinka, Mikhail
Movements/Sections 4 acts and Epilogue
Year/Date of Composition ca.1836
Librettist Nestor Kukolnik, Yegor Rozen, Vladimir Sollogub and Vasily Zhukovsky
Language Russian
Piece Style Romantic
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information After the Russian Revolution a new libretto was prepared by Sergey Gorodetsky (1884-1967), in which the name of the Tsar was replaced throughout. This Soviet version of the opera was renamed Ivan Susanin (which had in fact been Glinka's original working title, before it was premiered as A Life for the Tsar)
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