By the Sea, Op.46 (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)



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Editor Maksimilian Steinberg (1883–1946)
Andrey Rimsky-Korsakov (1878–1940)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works, Vol.45 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1946. Plate M. 6500 Г.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, 1970. Plate 6500.
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General Information

Work Title By the Sea
Alternative. Title У моря
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.46
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INR 4
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs:
  1. The Wave Breaks into Spray (Дробится, и плещет, и брызжет волна)
  2. Not a Sound from the Sea (Не пенится море, не плещет волна)
  3. The Sea is Tossing (Колышется море)
  4. Do Not Believe Me, Friend (Не верь мне, друг)
  5. The Waves Rise up Like Mountains (Вздымаются волны)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1897
First Publication. 1898 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff. Plates 1619 (set), 1620 to 1624 (individually).
1898 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff. Transposition for high voice. Plates 1625 (set), 1626 to 1630 (individually).
Librettist Aleksey Tolstoy (1817–1875)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
1. Andrey Rimsky-Korsakov (1878–1940)
2, 5. Felix Blumenfeld (1863–1931)
3, 4. Stanislav Blumenfeld (1850–1897)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice + Piano
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