The Demon (Rubinstein, Anton)

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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel & Co., n.d.
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Daphnis (2010/5/20)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Bartholf Senff, n.d.[1880]. Plate 1294.
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Massenetique (2012/9/18)

Language Italian / French
Translator Charles Nuitter (1828-1899) and Camille Du Locle (1832-1903), French text
Giuseppe Vacotti, Italian text
Publisher. Info. Paris: Heugel, n.d.[1898]. Plate H. & Cie. 19339.
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Editor Vasily Zolotarev (1872–1964)
Language Russian
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1968. Plate 5461.
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For Piano solo (Pabst)
See: Reminiscences de l'opéra 'Le démon' by Paul Pabst

"Danse de femmes" and "Lesghinka"

For 2 Pianos 4 hands (Chernov)

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Daphnis (2010/4/28)

Arranger Konstantin Chernov (1865-1937)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie., n.d. Plate 3388.
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Arranger Eduard Langer (1835–1905)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Cie., n.d. Plate 3743.
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General Information

Work Title Демон
Alternative. Title Der Dämon
Composer Rubinstein, Anton
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts, 7 tableaux, with prologue and epilogue
  • Prologue
Introduction
Tableau 1
Chorus of various spirits
Monologue of the Demon and duet (with the Angel)
  • Act I
Tableau 2
Chorus of maidens and scene of Tamara
Tableau 3
Men's chorus and romance of Prince Sinodal
Men's chorus ("Nochen'ka...")
Arioso of Prince Sinodal
  • Act II
Entr'acte
Tableau 4
Chorus of guests
Grace-chorus
Men's dance
Women's dance
First romance of the Demon ("Ne plach', ditja")
Second romance of the Demon ("Na vozdushnom okeane")
Scene of Gudal and chorus of the guests
  • Act III
Tableau 5
Entr'acte
Scene and duet (Demon and Angel)
Tableau 6
Romance of Tamara ("Noch' tepla") and scene with the Demon
  • Epilogue
Demon and Angel
Tableau 7
Apotheosis
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1871
First Performance. 1875-01-25 in St. Petersburg Hopfoper
Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
First Publication. 1876 (St. Petersburg)
Librettist Pavel Viskovatov (1842-1905) and Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus, orchestra
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