The Early Reign of Oleg (Cannobio, Carlo)


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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1893. Plate 19695.
Misc. Notes Front cover/t.p. is a smaller copy of the original edition's. Edition includes introductory remarks, text of play., and incidental music in separate sections.
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General Information

Work Title Начальное управление Олега, подражание Шакеспиру без сохранения театральных обыкновенных правил
Alternative. Title The Early Reign of Oleg, in imitation of Shakespeare, without retaining the usual theatrical rules ; Nachal′noye upravleniye Olega
Composer Cannobio, Carlo
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 acts, 13 numbers (by Cannobio, Pashkevich, and Sarti)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1790
First Performance. 1790-10-15/26 in St. Petersburg: Hermitage Theatre
First Publication. 1791
Librettist Catherine II Empress of Russia (1729-1796)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation speaking parts, choral voices with orchestra

Misc. Comments

This is a spoken play with incidental music consisting of orchestral numbers, choruses, and melodrama.