To the Poet, Op.45 (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)



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Editor Maksimilian Steinberg (1883-1946)
Andrey Rimsky-Korsakov (1878-1940)
Publisher. Info. Complete Collected Works, Vol.45 (Полное собрание сочинений).
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1946. Plate M. ? Г.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, 1970. Plate 6500.
Misc. Notes Rimsky Complete of volume 45 (in the Romances collection) has plate M. 16185 Г.
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General Information

Work Title To the Poet
Alternative. Title Поэту
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.45
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. INR 81
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 songs
  1. The Echo (Эхо)
  2. Art (Искусство)
  3. The Octave (Октава)
  4. Doubt (Сомнение)
  5. The Poet (Поэт)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1897-99
First Publication. 1899 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff. Plates 1595 (set), 1596 to 1599 (individually).
1899 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff. Transposition for low or medium voice. Plates 1600 (set), 1601 to 1604 (individually).
Librettist Various:
1, 5. Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837)
2, 3, 4. Apollon Maykov (1821–1897)
Language Russian
Dedication Various:
  1. Stanislav Gabel
  2. Vasily Satus
  3. Lyudmila Shestakova
  4. Aleksandr Dianov
  5. [none]
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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