The Saracen (Cui, César)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1899. Plate 24788 (Introduction), 24792 (Acts I to IV)
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Work Title The Sarecen
Alternative. Title Сарацин
Composer Cui, César
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICC 96
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1896–98
First Performance. 1889-11-14 – St. Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
First Publication. 1899 (vocal score only; full score remains unpublished)
Librettist Composer and Vladimir Stasov (1824–1906), after Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870): Charles VII chez ses grands vassaux
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, chorus, orchestra
Cast
Charles VII, King of France (tenor)
Count Savoisy (bass)
Yaqoub, a Saracen (baritone)
Bérengère, Countess Savoisy (soprano)
Agnès Sorel (soprano)
Dunois (baritone)
Isabelle (silent role)
Raymond (bass)
André (tenor)
Archer (baritone)
Chaplain (bass)
Treasurer (baritone)
Page (soprano)
1st Sentry (tenor)
2nd Sentry (tenor)
Mixed Chorus (SATB)
Archers, Hunters, Trumpeters, Courtiers of the King and of Count Savoisy
Orchestra
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