Christmas Eve (opera) (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)

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Language Russian
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1895. Plates 1087 1091 (preliminaries),
1091 (score), 1291–1299 (additional numbers for 9 selections)
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Misc. Notes Includes color scan of chromolithograph title-page
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1895. Plates 1087 1091 (preliminaries),
1091 (score), 1291–1299 (additional numbers for 9 selections)
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1981. Plate 11092.
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Work Title Christmas Eve
Alternative. Title Ночь перед Рождеством
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts, 9 tableaux
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1894–95
First Performance. 1895-12-10 in St. Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
Mariya Piltz (Empress)
Vladimir Mayboroda (Mayor)
Mikhail Koryakin (Chub)
Yevgeniya Mravina (Oksana)
Mariya Kamenskaya (Solokha)
Ivan Yershov (Vakula)
Fyodor Stravinsky (Panas)
Grigory Ugrinovich (Deacon)
Nikolay Klimov (Patsyuk)
Mitrofan Chuprynnikov (Devil)
Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
First Publication. 1895 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff.
Full score. Plate 1087.
Orchestral parts. Plate 1088.
Choral parts. Plate 1089.
Solo voice parts. Plate 1090.
Vocal score. Plate 1091.
Librettist Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908), after Nikolay Gogol (1809–1852)
Language Primarily Russian; some Ukrainian and Russian Church Slavonic
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
Cast
Empress / Царица (mezzo-soprano)
Mayor / Голова (baritone)
Chub / Чуб (bass)
Oksana / Оксана (soprano)
Solokha / Солоха (contralto)
Vakula / Вакула (tenor)
Panas / Панас (bass)
Deacon / Дьяк (tenor)
Patsyuk / Пацюк (bass)
Devil / Чёрт (tenor)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
Related Works See also the Suite of four extracts from the opera (1903).
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Vocal score arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov and his wife Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova.