Francesca da Rimini, Op.25 (Rachmaninoff, Sergei)



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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, 1973.
Reprinted New York: Boosey & Hawkes, n.d.
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Language Russian / German
Translator Lina Esbeer (fl.1892-1928), German text
Publisher. Info. Moscow: A. Gutheil, n.d.[1905]. Plate A. 8355 G.
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Work Title Francesca da Rimini
Alternative. Title Франческа да Римини (Francheska da Rimini)
Name Translations Франческа да Римини; Франческа да Ріміні; Франчэска да Рыміні, Рахманінаў; フランチェスカ・ダ・リミニ(ラフマニノフ)
Name Aliases フランチェスカ・ダ・リミニ(ラフマニノフ); Francesca da Rimini (Rachmaninov)
Authorities Wikipedia; BNF: 13917597m
Composer Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.25
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISR 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prologue, 2 Scenes, Epilogue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1900–05
First Performance. 1906-01-24 – Moscow, Bolshoy Theatre
First Publication. 1905
Librettist Modest Tchaikovsky (1850-1916)
after Dante Alighieri (1265-1321): Inferno, Canto V
Language Russian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 65 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices, mixed chorus (SATB), orchestra
Ghost of Virgil (Тень Виргилия): (baritone)
Dante Alighieri (Данте Алигьери): (tenor)
Lanciotto Malatesta (Ланчотто Малатеста): (baritone)
Francesca Malatesta (Франческа Малатеста), Lanciotto's wife: (soprano)
Paolo Malatesta (Паоло Малатеста), younger brother of Lanciotto: (tenor)

Mixed Chorus (SATB)

3 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn,
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
3 timpani, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, harp, strings
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