Tamara (Balakirev, Mily)

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Performances

Recordings

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Performer Pages Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (orchestra)
Ernest Ansermet (conductor)
Publisher Info. London: Decca Records, 1959.
Reissue Schattdorf: Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded May 1959, Victoria Hall Geneva
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Rgagnaux (2017/10/3)

Performer Pages Orchestre national de France (orchestra)
Désiré Émile Inghelbrecht (conductor)
Publisher Info. Paris: Radiodiffusion-télévision française (RTF), 1958.
Reissue Schattdorf: Gagnaux Collection
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Misc. Notes Recorded November 20, 1958, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. On the right: Mili Balakirev (at the top) and Désiré-Émile Inghelbrecht (below)
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Sheet Music

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Lyle Neff (2008/10/4)

Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1884]. Plate 5893.
Reprinted London: Eulenburg, No.398, 1975. Plate E.E. 6640.
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Misc. Notes Includes Mikhail Lermontov's poem (in Russian) at beginning. 1975 copyright claim [(on t.p. verso] applies to the added preface in English and German, omitted in this scan. Original plate no. omitted [mostly] on reprint.
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Misc. Notes Kalmus reprint
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Pianos 8 Hands

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Mattheson78 (2009/6/26)

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Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1907]. Plate 32447.
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For Piano 4 Hands (Glazunov)

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Arranger Aleksandr Glazunov (1865-1936)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.[1884]. Plate 5895.
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General Information

Work Title Tamara
Alternative. Title Тамара
Composer Balakirev, Mily
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMB 50
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 symphonic poem
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1867–82
First Performance. 1883 March, Moscow
First Publication. 1884 - Moscow: P. Jurgenson
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboe (2nd also English horn), 3 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, triangle, tambourine, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, 2 harps, strings
Discography MusicBrainz
External Links All Music Guide
Wikipedia article (French)

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Version History

  • Composed for orchestra, 1867–82
  • Also arranged for 2 pianos, 4 hands by Balakirev, by 1908