The Snow Bogatyr (Cui, César)
Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1906. Plates 31045–31047.
Original vocal score (see "Comments", below).
- Piano solo from piano-vocal score (Lyle Neff, pianist)
|Work Title||The Snow Bogatyr|
|Alternative Title||The Snow Hero ; The Snow Knight ; Снежный богатырь|
|Movements/Sections||1 act (Introduction and 2 tableaux)|
|Year/Date of Composition||1905|
|First Performance||Yalta, 27 May 1906|
|First Publication||1906 (vocal score only)|
|Librettist||Marina Stanislavovna Pol' ("М. П." on the printed score)|
|Dedication||To Marina Stanislavovna Pol'|
|Instrumentation||Voices, children's chorus, orchestra|
This is an opera in one act (2 tableaux) for children. Only the piano-vocal score was published (Moscow: Jurgenson, 1906. Plates 31045–31048).
In his letters Cui mentions that the introduction was orchestrated.
A Soviet edition, with a new libretto by D. Sodykh, was issued by Muzgiz in 1953 under the title Иван-богатырь (Ivan the Bogatyr).
|Operas by César Cui|