5 Canti Popolari Toscani (Viardot, Pauline)

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Language Italian / Russian
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: A. Johansen, n.d.(ca.1878). Plate 492-496.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: E. Gérard et Cie., n.d.(ca.1881). Plate C. M. 11694-98.
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General Information

Work Title Canti Popolari Toscani
Alternative. Title 5 Poésies Toscanes [Народные тосканские песни]
Composer Viardot, Pauline
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPV 15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs:
  1. Serenata Fiorentina/Sérénade florentine/Florentinisches Ständchen [Флорентийская Серенада]
  2. Céra una volta/Reproches/Die Verlassene [Бывало, я с тобою говорила]
  3. Non vi maravigliata/La Chanson Villageoise/Die Dorfsängerin [Не удивляйтесь]
  4. Povera me!/L’Affligée/Die Unglückliche [Бедняжка я!] (aka Скажи лишь слово "В волнах бездонных")
  5. La innamorata/Indécision/Doppel-Liebe [Влюблённая "По двум красивым парням я вздыхаю"]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878 or before
Librettist Louis Pomey (1835-1901)
Language French
Dedication see below
1. To Mariano Padilla (Mariano Padilla y Ramos), a Spanish operatic baritone / A Monsieur Félix Lévy
2. To M-lle Alexandrine Panaeff (Александра Валерьяновна Панаева-Карцова/Карцева), pseud. Sandra (1853-1941), a Russian opera singer (soprano) / To Marianne Brandt / To Mme Marthe Duvivier (Marthe Duvivier)
3. To Mlle Lydie de Heiroth Lydia Torrigi-Heiroth (1857-1907), soprano / To Bianca Bianchi
4. To M-lle Aimee Albini / To Frau Maria Schröder Hanfstängl / A Mme Boidin Puisais (Blanche Boidin-Puisais)[1]
5. To Madame Désirée Artôt Désirée Artôt de Padilla (1835-1907), a Belgian soprano (initially a mezzo-soprano), who was famed in German and Italian opera and sang mainly in Germany) / To Mlle Bianca Bianchi
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

Misc. Comments

Although in a few cases she slightly modernised or otherwise adapted them, Pauline Viardot apparently drew the texts for her many ‘Canti popolari toscani’ from the collection of that title by Giuseppe Tigri, in its 1869 edition.