6 Romances, Op.25 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)



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P.davydov (2008/7/18)

Editor Ivan Shishov (1888–1947)
Nikolay Shemanin (1903–?)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.44
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1940. Plate M. 16971 Г.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1970). Vocal Series No.6752
Misc. Notes Original publisher info and plate numbers omitted in reprint
Includes footnotes in Russian (Cyrillic)
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General Information

Work Title 6 Romances
Alternative. Title 6 романсов
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25 ; TH 97 ; ČW 226-231
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 93
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs:
  1. Reconciliation. Moderato quasi Andante (G minor, 76 bars)
  2. As Over the Burning Ashes. Allegro con spirito (B minor, 74 bars)
  3. Mignon's Song. Allegro moderato (E major, 82 bars)
  4. The Canary. Moderato (G minor, 58 bars)
  5. I Never Spoke to Her. Andante semplice (A major, 55 bars)
  6. As They Kept Saying: Fool. Allegro giocoso (G minor, 55 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1875
First Publication. 1875 - St. Petersburg: V. Bessel, 31 pages. Plates 621 to 626.
Librettist Various:
1. Nikolay Shcherbina (1821–1869)
2. Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873)
3. Fyodor Tyutchev (1803–1873), after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
4–6. Lev Mey (1822–1862)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
  1. Aleksandra Krutikova
  2. Dmitry Orlov
  3. Mariya Kamenskaya
  4. Wilhelmina Raab
  5. Ivan Melnikov
Average DurationAvg. Duration 21 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Tchaikovsky Research