4 Romances, Op.4 (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)



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Lyle Neff (2008/7/31)

Language Russian / French
Translator J. Sergennois
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1895. Plates 1072 1073 to 1072 1076.
Misc. Notes The songs in the set are numbered 9-12 as part of the continuous numbering of the composer's song output (see 2nd page of PDF)
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Editor Maksimilian Steinberg (1883–1946)
Andrey Rimsky-Korsakov (1878–1940)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), Vol.45.
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1946. Plate M. ? Г.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, 1969. Plate 5916.
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General Information

Work Title 4 Romances
Alternative. Title 4 Романса
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INR 47
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 songs:
  1. What is My Name to Thee? (Что в имени тебе моем?)
  2. The Messenger (Гонец)
  3. In the Dark the Nightingale is Silent (В тëмной роще замолк соловей)
  4. Quietly Evening Falls (Тихо вечер догорает)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1866
First Publication. 1866 – St. Petersburg: V. Bessel
1922 – Moscow. Arrangements for voice and orchestra of Nos.3 and 4.
Librettist Various:
  1. Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837)
  2. Mikhail Mikhaylov (1829–1865), after Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
  3. Ivan Nikitin (1824–1861)
  4. Afanasy Fet (1820–1892)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
  1. [no dedication]
  2. A. D. Myshetsky
  3. César Cui
  4. A. P. Arsenyev
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice + Piano
External Links The LiederNet Archive
Extra Information Nos.3 and 4 were also arranged for voice and orchestra by Rimsky-Korsakov, 1891.