Sorochinsky Fair (Mussorgsky, Modest)

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Completion by César Cui

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Arranger César Cui (1835–1918), author of completion
Language Russian
Publisher. Info. Petrograd: Bessel, 1916. Plate 7465.
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Misc. Notes *facing pages (1-232)
Publisher's foreword (translated)
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Completion by Vissarion Shebalin

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Arranger Vissarion Shebalin (1902-1963), author of completion
Editor Pavel Lamm (1882-1951)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1982. Plate 6589.*
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Misc. Notes Incorporates "Saint John's Night on the Bare Mountain" (Act III, Rehearsal No. 25)
*Shebalin's completion apparently first issued in 1933. The 1982 score is merely a re-engraving with minor corrections.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Selections

For Piano (Mussorgsky)

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Editor Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений)
Vol.VIII: Piano Works (pp.195-210)
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1939. Plate M. 16612 Г.
Reprinted Pictures at an Exhibition and Other Works for Piano
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1990.
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Introduction

For Piano 4 hands (Lyadov / Chernov)

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Arranger Anatoly Lyadov (1855-1914)
Konstantin Chernov (1865-1937)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: V. Bessel & Co., 1909, Plate 5402.
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Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Gopak

For Piano Trio (Carse)
See: Russian Trio Album, No.8


For Violin and Piano (Rachmaninoff)

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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. New York: Charles Foley, 1926. Plate 27082.
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For Piano (Mussorgsky)

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Editor Otto Gustav Thümer (1848–1917)
Publisher. Info. Einzel-Ausgabe, No.07028
Mainz: Schott, n.d. Plate 07028.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. (ca.1980). Plate 13901
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For Piano (Rachmaninoff)

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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. New York: Charles Foley, 1924. Plate 23051
Reissue — New York: Belwin Mills, 1974. Plate EL 2408.
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Guifre (2007/8/3)

Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzika, 1971
From the collection: Fortepiannye Transkriptsii, 93 pages.
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Khivrya's Aria

For Trumpet or Clarinet and Piano (Vassiliev)

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Arranger M. Vassiliev
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 12757 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Sorochinsky Fair
Alternative. Title Сорочинская ярмарка = Fair at Sorochintsy
Composer Mussorgsky, Modest
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts, 4 tableaux
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874–1880
First Publication. 1916 (Cui's complete version), Bessel
Librettist Musorgsky and others, from story by Nikolay Vasilyevich Gogol (1809-1852)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Sorochyntsi was Nikolay Gogol's birthplace, but was known to Mussorgsky by its Russian name of Sorochinsk.

Publication History

  • Saint Petersburg: V. Bessel & Co., 1916, ed. by Cesar Cui. (Perf. Oct. 13/26 1917.)
  • Paris, 1924, ed. by N. Tcherepnin. (Perf. March 27, 1923.)
  • Moscow, ed. by Shebalin. (Perf. Jan. 12, 1932.)

Musorgsky arranged the Fair Scene and Hopak for solo piano.