The Day-Star is Gone, Op.4 (Genishta, Iosif)

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Language Russian / German
Translator Unknown, German text
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: M.I. Bernard, 1857. Plate 3300.
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General Information

Work Title The Day-Star is Gone ; Elegie
Alternative. Title Погасло дневное светило
Composer Genishta, Iosif
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIG 5
Key C minor
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. September, 1825
First Performance. 1826 or before
Librettist Aleksandr Pushkin
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano

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  • In 1826 the song was performed by Zinaida Volkonskaya in her Moscow salon at the presence of the poet himself. In 1838 Mikhail Glinka arranged it for bass voice and orchestra.