Sorochinsky Fair (Mussorgsky, Modest)

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Completion by César Cui

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Arranger César Cui (1835–1918), author of completion
Language Russian
Publisher. Info. Petrograd: Bessel, 1916. Plate 7465.
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Misc. Notes *facing pages (1-232)
Publisher's foreword (translated)
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For Piano solo (Mussorgsky)

Mussorgsky's original piano versions of extracts from the opera, which were subsequently edited and orchestrated by others.

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Editor Pavel Lamm (1882–1951)
Publisher. Info. M.P. Mussorgsky: Complete Collected Works (Полное собрание сочинений)
Vol.VIII: Piano Works (pp.195-210)
Moscow: Muzgiz, 1939. Plate M. 16612 Г.
Reprinted Pictures at an Exhibition and Other Works for Piano
Mineola: Dover Publications, 1990.
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Introduction

For Piano 4 hands (Lyadov / Chernov)

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Arranger Anatoly Lyadov (1855-1914)
Konstantin Chernov (1865-1937)
Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: V. Bessel & Co., 1909, Plate 5402.
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Gopak

For Violin and Piano (Rachmaninoff)

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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. New York: Charles Foley, 1926. Plate 27082.
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For Piano solo (Mussorgsky)

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Editor Otto Gustav Thümer (1848–1917)
Publisher. Info. Mainz: Schott, n.d. Plate 07028
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. (ca.1980). Plate 13901
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For Piano solo (Rachmaninoff)

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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. New York: Charles Foley, 1924. Plate 23051
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Arranger Sergei Rachmaninoff (1874–1943)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzika, 1971
From the collection: Fortepiannye Transkriptsii, 93 pages.
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Khivrya's Aria

For Trumpet or Clarinet and Piano (Vassiliev)

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Arranger M. Vassiliev
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, n.d. Plate M. 12757 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Sorochinsky Fair
Alternative. Title Сорочинская ярмарка = Fair at Sorochintsy
Composer Mussorgsky, Modest
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 acts, 4 tableaux
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874–1880
First Publication. 1916 (Cui's complete version), Bessel
Librettist Musorgsky and others, from story by Nikolay Vasilyevich Gogol (1809-1852)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices with orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

The Ukrainian town of town of Sorochyntsi was Nikolay Gogol's birthplace, but was known to Mussorgsky by its Russian name of Sorochinsk.

Publication History

  • Saint Petersburg: V. Bessel & Co., 1916, ed. by Cesar Cui. (Perf. Oct. 13/26 1917.)
  • Paris, 1924, ed. by N. Tcherepnin. (Perf. March 27, 1923.)
  • Moscow, ed. by Shebalin. (Perf. Jan. 12, 1932.)

Musorgsky arranged the Fair Scene and Hopak for solo piano.