The Oprichnik (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)

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Recordings

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Rgagnaux (2016/3/23)

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Otto Ackermann
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Misc. Notes Recorded 23-25 april 1953, Studio 1, Baden-Baden.
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Introduction

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Bryan P. C. C. (2010/9/1)

Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: V. Bessel & Co., n.d.(1896). Plate 3966 (3965)
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Dances of Oprichniks and Women (Act IV, No. 15)

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Carolus (2013/4/4)

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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: V. Bessel, n.d. Plate 3978.
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Editor Anatoly Dmitriyev (1908–1978)
Language Russian
Publisher. Info. P.I. Tchaikovsky: Complete Collected Works, vol.34 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1959. Plate M. 27037 Г.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Pomazansky)

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Arranger Ivan Pomazansky (1848-1918)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d. Plate 512
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General Information

Work Title The Oprichnik
Alternative. Title Опричник ; The Guardsman
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH 3
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts, 5 scenes
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1870–72
First Performance. 1874-04-24 in St. Petersburg: Maryinsky Theatre
Vasily Vasilyev I (Zhemchuzhny)
Wilhelmina Raab (Natalya)
Vladimir Sobolev (Molchan Mitkov)
Aleksandra Krutikova (Morozova)
Dmitry Orlov (Andrey)
Vasily Vasilyev II (Basmanov)
Ivan Melnikov (Vyazminsky)
Olga Schroeder (Zakharyevna)
Eduard Nápravník (conductor).
First Publication. 1874, 1896 - St. Petersburg: Bessel
1874 - Vocal score, 327 pages. Plates 400 to 427.
1896 - Full score. Plate 3965.
Librettist Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893), after Ivan Lazhechnikov (1792–1869)
Language Russian
Dedication Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827–1892)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 98 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Prince Zhemchuzhny (Князь Жемчужный) (bass)
Natalya (Наталья) (soprano)
Molchan Mitkov (Молчан митьков (bass)
Boyarina Morozova (Боярына Морозова) (mezzo-soprano)
Andrey Morozov (Андрей Морозов) (tenor)
Basmanov (Басманов) (contralto)
Prince Vyazminsky (Князь Вязьминский) (baritone)
Zakharyevna (Захарьевна) (soprano)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (B, A), 2 bassoons
4 horns (F), 2 trumpets (D, F, C), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, harp, strings
External Links Tchaikovsky Research
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Extra Information Vocal score arranged by Tchaikovsky, 1873.