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Music Text

Libretto by Modest Tchaikovsky and the composer after the novel by Alexander Pushkin; original German version by Max Kalbeck; new German version by Rolf Lauckner; English version by Rosa Newmarch (R,G,E)

Scoring

3S,2M,2A,4T,3Bar,2B; chorus; ballet;
3.2(II=corA).2(bcl).0-4.2.3.1-timp.perc(1)-harp-pft-strings

Cyrillic vocal material with German phonetic notation available upon request


Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
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Opera
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World Premiere
12/19/1890
Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
unknown
Recommended Recording
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Gegam Grigorian/Maria Guleghina/Irina Arkhipova/Olga Borodina/Nikolai Putilin/Vladimir Chernov/Vladimir Solodovnikov/Sergei Alexashkin/Evgeni Boitsov/Nikolai Gassiev/Gennadi Bezzubenkov/Ludmila Filatova/Tatiana Filimoniva/Kirov Opera/Valery Gergiev 
Philips 438 141-2

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