The Captain's Daughter (Cui, César)

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Language Russian
Publisher. Info. Moscow: P. Jurgenson, n.d.(1910). Plates 33840–33859.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Scanned from somewhat fuzzy printouts from microfilm (including scratch marks)
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Act I ( = Tableaux 1-2), piano solo from piano-vocal score:

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General Information

Work Title The Captain's Daughter
Alternative. Title Капитанская дочка ; Die Hauptmannstochter
Composer Cui, César
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 acts, 8 tableaux
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1907–09
First Performance. 1911-02-27 – St. Petersburg, Maryinsky Theatre
First Publication. 1910 (vocal score only; full score not yet published)
Librettist Composer, after Aleksandr Pushkin (1799–1837)
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voices with orchestra (piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings)


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Cast

(Missing from character list in the vocal score; see G. B. Bernandt, Словарь опер впервые поставленных или изданных в дореволюционной России и в СССР, 1736-1959 [Dictionary of Operas First Performed or Published in Pre-Revolutionary Russia and in the USSR, 1836-1959]. Москва: Советский композитор, 1962, p.130.)

  • Empress Catherine the Great: mezzo-soprano
  • Andrey Petrovich Grinyov, a retired major: bass
  • Avdotʹya Vasil'yevna [Grinyova], his wife: soprano
  • Pyotr Andreyevich, their son: tenor
  • Savelʹyich, a servant: baritone
  • Dorofey, a proprietor of an inn: tenor
  • Potap, a Cossack: bass
  • The Guide (Pugachov): baritone
  • Ivan Kuzʹmich Mironov, commandant of Belgorodsky fortress: bass
  • Vasilisa Egorovna [Mironova], his wife: contralto
  • Masha, their daughter: soprano
  • Aleksey Ivanovich Shvabrin, an ensign: baritone
  • Ivan Ignatʹyevich Zharkov, a lieutenant: tenor
  • Maksimych, a sergeant: tenor
  • A Corporal: bass
  • Chumakov, a song-leader: tenor
  • Garrison soldiers, residents, rebels, courtiers: chorus

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