2 Sacred Songs (Rachmaninoff, Sergei)

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Editor Nina Koshetz (1891-1965)
Language Russian / English
Translator Marina Koshetz (1912–2001), English text (redacted)
Publisher. Info. Melville, New York: Belwin-Mills Pub. Corp., 1973.
Misc. Notes The English translation and editorial amendments have been redacted from this score.
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Work Title Две духовные песни
Alternative. Title
Composer Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. TH ii/58
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISR 60
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 songs
  1. Prayer [Молитва]
  2. Glory to God (All Things Wish to Sing) [Всё хочет петь]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1916
Librettist 1. Konstantin Romanov
2. Fyodor Sologub
Language Russian
Dedication Nina Koshetz (1891-1965)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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After drafting the Opus 38 songs, Rachmaninoff evidently gave to Nina Koshetz the pencil sketches to two “sacred” songs. After Koshetz died in 1965, her daughter Marina Koshetz (1912–2001) donated them to the Rachmaninoff collection in the Library of Congress in 1970.