The Tale of Tsar Saltan (opera) (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)

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Flight of the Bumblebee (Act III)

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Flight of the Bumblebee (Act III)

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Language Russian / German
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d. (1901). Plate 4849.
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Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, n.d. (1901). Plate 4849.
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Arranger Nadezhda Rimskaya-Korsakova (1848-1919)
Publisher. Info. St. Peterburg: V. Bessel & Co., n.d.[1901]. Plate 4867-69.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: W. Bessel, n.d.(ca.1929). Plate W. 8407 B.
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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
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General Information

Work Title The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Alternative. Title The Tale of Tsar Saltan, of his Son the Renowned and Mighty Bogatyr Prince Guidon Saltanovich, and of the Beautiful Swan Princess (Сказка о Царе Салтане, о сыне его славном и могучем богатыре Князе Гвидоне Салтановиче и о прекрасной Царевне Лебеди)
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Prologue and 4 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1899–1900
First Performance. 1900-11-03 – Moscow: Solodovnikov Theatre
Nikolay Mutin (Tsar Saltan)
Yelena Tsvetkova (Tsaritsa Militrisa)
Aleksandra Rostovtseva (Tkachikha)
Adelaida Veretennikova (Povarikha)
Varvara Strakhova (Babarikha)
Anton Sekar-Rozhansky (Tsarevich Gvidon)
Nadezhda Zabela-Vrubel (Tsarevna Swan-Bird)
Vasily Schafer (Old Grandfather)
Nikolay Shevelyov (Courier)
Mikhail Levandovsky (Skomorokh)
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (conductor)
First Publication. 1901-04 – St. Petersburg: Bessel.
  • Vocal score, 281 pages. Plate 4849. (1901)
  • Full score, 462 pages (lithographed from a manuscript). Plate 4882. (1904)
Librettist Vladimir Belsky (1866–1946), after Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices, Chorus and Orchestra
Roles
Tsar Saltan (Царь Салтан) (bass)
Tsaritsa Militrisa (Царица Милитриса) (soprano)
Tkachikha (Ткачиха) (mezzo-soprano)
Povarikha (Повариха) (soprano)
Babarikha (Бабариха) (contralto)
Tsarevich Gvidon (Царевич Гвидон) (tenor)
Tsarevna Swan-Bird (Царевна Лебедь) (soprano)
Old Grandfather (Старый дед) (tenor)
Courier (Гонец) (baritone)
Skomorokh (Скоморох) (bass)
Mixed chorus (SATB)
Nobles, Courtiers, Nurses, Guards, Soldiers,
Sailors, Astrologers, Squirrel, Bumble-bee
Orchestra
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn,
3 clarinets (3rd also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (2nd also contrabassoon)
4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, percussion, 2 harps, strings
Related Works For the concert suite, see The Tale of Tsar Saltan (suite), Op.57
External Links Wikipedia article
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