Introduction to 'The Stone Guest' (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)

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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d.[1902]. Plate 5296.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo

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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: W. Bessel, 1902. Plate 5623.
Misc. Notes Extracted from the vocal score of the complete opera.
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General Information

Work Title Вступление
Alternative. Title Vorspiel
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INR 22
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903 (sic; see first page)
First Publication. 1902 - St. Petersburg: Bessel, Plate 5296.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
Related Works See The Stone Guest by Aleksandr Dargomyzhsky for the opera.
Extra Information This introduction replaced Introduction to 'The Stone Guest' by Cui composed for the first edition.

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Based on themes by Aleksandr Dargomyzhsky. Rimsky-Korsakov eventually re-orchestrated the entire opera.