Mavra, K039 (Stravinsky, Igor)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1922.
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Editor Albert Spalding (1888-1953)
Language Russian/English/French/German
Translator Robert Burness (1873-1927) (English)
Jacques Larmanjat (1878-1952) (French)
Aleksandr Elukhen (1876-ca.1940) (German)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Russicher Musikverlag, 1925. Plate R.M.V. 411.
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Parasha's Song

For Soprano and Orchestra

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Arranger Composer
Language Russian/English/French/German
Translator Robert Burness (1873-1927) (English)
Jacques Larmanjat (1878-1952) (French)
Aleksandr Elukhen (1876-ca.1940) (German)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: Russicher Musikverlag, 1925.
Reprinted London: Boosey & Hawkes, No.B. & H. 20615, n.d.(after 1947).
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General Information

Work Title Mavra (Мавра)
Alternative. Title Opéra bouffe en 1 acte d’après A. Pouchkine
Composer Stravinsky, Igor
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. K039
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IIS 96
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act (14 sections):
  1. Overture
  2. Parasha's song
  3. Hussar's gypsy song
  4. Dialogue
  5. The mother's song
  6. Dialogue
  7. Duet
  8. Dialogue
  9. Quartet
  10. Dialogue
  11. Duet
  12. Dialogue
  13. Mavra's song
  14. Coda
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1921-22
First Performance. 1922/03/29 at the Hotel Continental, Paris (piano-vocal version)

1922/06/03 by the Diaghilev Company at the Théâtre National de l'Opéra, Paris (full version)

Oda Slobodskaja (Parasha)
Hélène Sadovène (Neighbour)
Soja Rossowskaja (Mother)
Bélina Skoupewski [Stefano Bielina] (Hussar)
Léopold Survage (Scenery and the Costumes)
Bronislawa Nijinska (Staging)
Serge Grigoriew (Direction)
Gregor Fitelberg (Conductor)
First Publication. 1925 – Berlin: Russischer Musikverlag
Librettist Boris Kochno (1904-1990)
Language Russian
Dedication A la mémoire de Aleksandr Pushkin, Mikhail Glinka et Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 4 voices, orchestra
InstrDetail
Cast
Parasha (soprano)
The Neighbour (mezzo-soprano)
The Mother (contralto)
The Hussar (tenor)

Orchestra

piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, clarinet (E), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, strings
External Links Kirchmeyer Catalog
Wikipedia article
Extra Information The music is in the public domain in Canada, but the original libretto (and, consequently, any translations) will be protected by copyright there until 2061.

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