May Night (Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay)

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Ouverture

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1895. Plate 526.1101.
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Overture

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Editor First edition
Language Russian / German
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, [1890]. Plate 230.
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Language Russian / German / French
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1895. Plate 979
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.(ca.1989). Plate 14444.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1896. Plate 1304.
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Schlummerlied (Act III, No.14)

For Cello and Piano (Popper)

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Arranger David Popper (1843–1913)
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General Information

Work Title May Night
Alternative. Title Mайская Ночь
Composer Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1878–79
First Performance. 1880-01-21 – St. Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
Fyodor Stravinsky (Mayor), Pyotr Lody (Levko), Anna Birchurina (Mayor's sister-in-law), Mariya Slavina (Hanna), Vladimir Sobolyov (clerk), Nikolay Ende (Distiller), Ivan Melnikov (Kalenik), Eduard Nápravník (conductor)
First Publication. 1890 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff.
  • Vocal score. Plate 230.
  • Piano solo (arr. Herbert). Plate 231

1893 – Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff.

  • Full score. Plate 526.
  • Orchestral parts. Plate 792.
  • Choral parts. Plate 793.
Librettist Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908), after Nikolay Gogol (1809–1852)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voices: Mayor (Голова) (bass) ; Levko (Левко) (tenor) ; Mayor's sister-in-law (Свояченица) (mezzo-soprano) ; Hanna (Ганна) (mezzo-soprano) ; Clerk (Писарь) (bass) ; Distiller (Винокур) (tenor) ; Kalenik (Каленик) (baritone or high bass) ; Panochka (Панночка) (soprano) ; Brood-Hen (Наседка) (mezzo-soprano) ; Raven (Ворон) (soprano or mezzo-soprano) ; Stepmother (Начеха) (mezzo-soprano) + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Vocal score also arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov.