6 Romances, Op.57 (Tchaikovsky, Pyotr)



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Editor Ivan Shishov (1888–1947)
Nikolay Shemanin (1903–?)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений), vol.45
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1940. Plate M. 16980 Г.

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General Information

Work Title 6 Romances
Alternative. Title 6 романсов
Composer Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.57 ; TH 105
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPT 97
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 songs
  1. Tell Me, What in the Shade of the Branches? Andante sostenuto (E major, 63 bars)
  2. On the Golden Cornfields. Andante (F minor, 36 bars)
  3. Do Not Ask. Adagio molto sostenuto (D major, 32 bars)
  4. Sleep! Andante sostenuto (F major, 53 bars)
  5. Death. Moderato (F major, 75 bars)
  6. Only You Alone. Andante non troppo (F major, 36 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1884
First Publication. 1885 — Moscow: P. Jurgenson. 25 pages. Plates 6579 (No.1) ; 6632 (No.2) ; 6635 (No.3) ; 6638 (No.4) ; 6641 (No.5) ; 6644 (No.6).
Librettist Various:
1. Vladimir Sollogub (1813–1882)
2. Aleksey Tolstoy (1817–1875)
3. Aleksandr Strugovoshchikov (1809–1878), after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
4, 5. Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1865–1941)
6. Aleksey Pleshcheyev (1825–1893), after Ada Christen (1844–1901)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
  1. Fyodor Komissarshevsky
  2. Bogomir Korsov (1843–1920)
  3. Emiliya Pavlovskaya (1853–1935)
  4. Vera Butakova (1843–1923)
  5. Dmitry Usatov
  6. Alexandra Krutikova
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links Tchaikovsky Research