Russia (Balakirev, Mily)

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3rd version (1907)

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Editor Irina Iordan (1910–1976)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.[1966]. Plate 3219.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano 4 hands (Lyapunov)

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Arranger Sergey Lyapunov (1859-1924)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J.H. Zimmerman, 1907. Plate Z. 4441.
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General Information

Work Title Russia
Alternative. Title Русь / (1000 years ; 1000 лет) / Second Overture on Russian Themes
Composer Balakirev, Mily
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1863–64, rev.1890, 1907
First Publication. 1869 (1st version); 1890 (2nd version); 1907 (3rd version)
Dedication N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra
3 Flutes, Piccolo, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets (A), 2 Bassoons
4 Horns (F), 2 Trumpets (F), 3 Trombones, Tuba
Timpani, Triangle, Cymbals, Bass Drum, Tam-Tam, 2 Harps, Strings

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Version History

  • Composed 1863-64 as "Second Overture on Russian Themes" = 1st version
  • Published 1869 as musical picture "1000 Years" (1000 лет)
  • Revised and published 1890 as poème symphonique "Russia" (Русь)= 2nd version
  • New edition with minor revisions published 1907 = 3rd version