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Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Aleko (1892) 56'
Opera in one act

Music Text

Libretto by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko based on Pushkin's poem 'The Gypsies' (R)

Scoring

S,A,T,Bar,B; chorus 2.picc.2.corA.2.2-4.2.3.1-timp.perc:tgl/tamb/cyms/BD-harp-strings.

Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory

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World Premiere

27/04/1893
Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Bolshoi Opera / Ippolit Altani

Recommended Recording

Sergei Leiferkus/Maria Guleghina/Anatoly Kocherga/Ilya Levinsky/Anne Sofie von Otter/Gothenburg Opera Orchestra and Chorus/Neeme Järvi
Deutsche Grammophon DG 453 4532

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