Dmitri Donskoi (Rubinstein, Anton)

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Overture

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Publisher. Info. Berlin & Posen: Ed. Bote & G.Bock, n.d.[1865]. Plate 6489.
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General Information

Work Title Dmitri Donskoi
Alternative. Title Дмитрий Донской ; The Battle of Kulikovo ; Куликовская битва , Opera in 3 acts
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1850?
First Performance. 1852-4-30, St. Petersburg, Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre (overture premiered 1850)
First Publication. 1865 (overture)
Librettist Vladimir Sollogub (1813–1882)
Vladimir Zotov (1821–1896)
Language Russian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 12 minutes (overture. Rest is lost)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Conjectural (opera is now lost.) Overture: Piccolo, flutes, oboes, 2 clarinets in B, bassoons, horns in F, trumpets in G, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

See Wikipedia article. Am guessing that the Vladimir Zotov identified in the article is Vladimir Rafailovich Zotov. The opera, apart from the overture, is now lost.

Overture has been recorded on Marco Polo (1998) by the conductor Horia Andreescu (whose notes specify that the opera, not just the overture, was finished by 1850, though the former was not performed until 1852 because of trouble with the censors.)