3 Romances, Op.15 (Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, 1896. Plate 20383
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Engraver V. Grosse
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Yuri Gilkner, 1895. Plate М. 184 Л.
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Work Title 3 Songs, Op.15
Alternative. Title
Composer Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.15
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMI 27
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 songs
  1. От солнца лилия пугливо…
  2. Когда б я был, красавица, царем
  3. Эльзасская баллада - Alsatian Ballade
    (also arr. for mixed, or women choir)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1895-96
First Publication. 1895-96
Librettist see below
  1. Apollon Maykov, after Heinrich Heine
  2. Mikhail Delarue (1811-1868), after Victor Hugo
  3. M. Volkhonsky
Language Russian
Dedication 1. To Gerasim Ryabinin; 3. To Varvara Zaprudnaya*
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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Also known as 2 Romances, Op. 15a and Alsatian Ballade, Op.15 No. 3. Alsatian Ballade was published in 1895 and other two were published in 1896.

  • Gerasim Ryabinin - baritone, performed in Tiflis Opera House; Varvara Zaprudnaya was composer's future wife. They both sang in Tchaikovsky's opera "Mazeppa" (in 1886 Tchaikovsky himself attended the performance).