The Russian Romance (Cui, César)

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Lyle Neff (2008/10/22)

Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: N.F. Findeyzen, 1896.
Misc. Notes The Harvard copy has many markings. Supplementary scans of missing or poorly scanned pages from another exemplar by Lyle Neff.
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General Information

Work Title The Russian Romance
Alternative. Title The Russian Romance: A Sketch of Its Development ; Русский романс: очерк его развития
Composer Cui, César
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 27 chapters (including introduction and conclusion)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1895
First Publication. 1895 (serially); 1896 (monographically)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Book

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Publication History

The contents of this book appeared originally as separate articles published from January to July 1895 among various issues of the periodicals Artist (Артист), the Russian Musical Gazette (Русская музыкальная газета) and The Week (Неделя). The monographic version appeared the next year.

This book has been translated into English. See Classical Essays on the Russian Art Song: 1. The Russian Romance, by Cesar Cui; 2. The Russian Art Song, by Nikolay Findeisen. Nerstrand, Minn.: James Walker, 1993.