Memorial Cantata, Op.65 (Glazunov, Aleksandr)

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Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Translator Paul England, English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, (1899). Plate 2081.
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Work Title Memorial Cantata
Alternative. Title Solemn cantata in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of A.S. Pushkin
Composer Glazunov, Aleksandr
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.65
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAG 40
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5
  1. We are a crowded crowd ... (choral, Allegro, C major)
  2. This quiet cradle ... (berceuse, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra in E major)
  3. The infant years have passed ... (for mezzo and choir, two sections, in E-flat and in G minor)
  4. From the worries of the earth sad ... (aria for tenor, choir and orchestra. Andante in A-flat)
  5. Forever, glorious without comparison ... (Moderato assai in F, ending C. For mezzo, tenor, chorus and orchestra.)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899, St. Petersburg
First Performance. 1899
Librettist Konstantin Romanov (1858-1915)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Mezzo, Tenor, Chorus and Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article (Russian)

Misc. Comments

Has been recorded (in 2002) in its original (orchestrated) form. Description thanks to Wikipedia.