Mephistopheles’s Song in Auerbach’s Cellar (Mussorgsky, Modest)




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Performers Boris Christoff (bass)
Hans Rosbaud (piano)
Publisher Info. Radiodiffusion-télévision française, 1955
Gagnaux Collection
Misc. Notes Recorded 1955, July 21, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by Ralph Theo Misch
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Editor Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), revision
Language Russian / English / German
Translator Edward Agate (1880-1940), English words
August Bernhard (1852-1907), German words,
("Rev. von Heinrich Möller")
Publisher. Info. Paris-Leipzig: V. Bessel & Co., n.d.(ca.1911). Plate W. 6797 B.
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Editor Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
Language English
Translator Rosa Newmarch (1857-1940), English text
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: Bessel, 1911. Plate 6767.
Co-issue - Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Editor Pavel Lamm (1882-1951)
Language Russian / German
Translator Dmitry Usov (1896–1944), German text
Publisher. Info. M.P. Mussorgsky: Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений)
Vol.V, series 8 (pp.24-28)
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1939. Plate M. 16732 Г.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1960).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice and Orchestra (Stravinsky)
Icon US-flag.png Complete Score PDF file, Scanned by Daphnis   
18 pages, 1.26 MB Uploader: Jdeperi (21 December 2010)   

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)


First edition

Publisher Info.:

St. Petersburg: W. Bessel & Co., n.d.(ca.1913).


Miami: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1980).Catalog A 6951.


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General Information

Work Title Mephistopheles’s Song in Auerbach’s Cellar
Alternative. Title
Composer Mussorgsky, Modest
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879
Librettist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice, piano