8 Songs, Op.61 (Medtner, Nikolay)

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Editor:

Aleksandr Goldenweiser (1875–1961)

Publisher Info.:

N. Metner: Sobranie Sochinenii, Tom VI: Sochineniia dlia golosa i fortepiano
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1961. Plate M. 29308 Г.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Contains index and publishing information for volume six of the complete works.

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General Information

Work Title Acht Lieder Op.61
Alternative Title Vocem' pesen Op.61
Composer Medtner, Nikolay
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.61
Movements/Sections 8
Year/Date of Composition 1927-1951
First Publication 1946 [No.6]; 1954 [all others]
Librettist Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788-1857) [Nos.1 and 2]
Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837) [Nos.3 and 4]
Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841) [No.5]
Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (1803-1873) [Nos.6, 7 and 8]
Language German [Nos.1 and 2]; Russian [Nos.3 through 8]
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice and piano


Misc. Comments

The sixth song of the set, Polden', was originally published in Twenty-Six selected songs (New York: G. Schirmer, 1946) as Op.59 No.1 (after the autograph). The other seven songs were published as Sieben hinterlassene Lieder (Seven forgotten songs) by M. P. Belaïeff in 1954. The complete works edition assembled all eight songs under the title Acht Lieder (Eight Songs) as Op.61.

Individual Song Listing

  • No.1: Reiselied [Pesn' strannika] (Traveling Song)
  • No.2: Nachtgruß [Nochnoi privet] (Night Greeting)
  • No.3: Chto v imeni tebe moem? [Was fragst du nach dem Namen mich?] (What does my name mean to you?)
  • No.4: Esli zhizn' tebia obmanet... [Wenn du eines Tags enttäuscht bist...] (When you are disillusioned one day...)
  • No.5: Molitva [Gebet] (Prayer)
  • No.6: Polden' [Mittagsdunst] (Midday)
  • No.7: O, veshchaia dusha moia! [Sei stille mein verzagtes Herz] (Be still my visionary heart)
  • No.8: Kogda, chto svali my svoim... [Unwiederbringlich ist dahin...] (It is then completely lost...)
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