“Theory of Music or Reflections on this Art, Incorporating Its History, Aim, Influence of Music, General-Bass, Rules of Composition, Description of Instruments, Different Kinds of Music and Everything that Refers to it in Detail. Written in Russia and for Russians”. The book was published by Gustav Hess de Calve in 1818 in Kharkov. The book in two parts was written in German and translated into Russian by Razumnik Gonorsky. The work was devoted to Empress Elizabeth Alexeievna who had been presented with the manuscript earlier.
The book was published by Gustav Hess de Calve in 1818 in Kharkov
Gustav Hess de Calve
P. Jurgenson’s publication of 1884 entitled “Guide to the Study of History of Music” by Arrey von Dommer has historical and cultural value. In 1868 the book of this author entitled “Guide to History of Music - From the Very Beginning to Beethoven’s Death”
(“Handbuch der Musikgeschichte, von den ersten Anfangen bis zum Tode Beethovens” in German) was published. It appeared in 1874 in the Russian translation under the title “Guide to the Study of History of Music”.
P. Jurgenson’s publication of 1884
The score was published by M.P. Beliaev in the 1880s. It is the lifetime edition of the composer. There are only several works of this synthetic genre in the world music.
The score was published by M.P. Beliaev in the 1880s
N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov
“Servilia” is a rarely performed opera. The premiere took place at the Mariinsky Theatre on 1 October 1902 and was conducted by F. Blumenfeld.
The score of the opera is a unique edition by V. Bessel , 1901 -1902. It is a lifetime edition of the composer and has unique historical/cultural value. Under special protection of the state.
“Jeux” is a one-act ballet. It was ordered to Debussy by Diaghilev. Libretto by V. Nijinsky, first performed at the theatre in Champs Elysees in Paris in 1913. Some features of this ballet were later attributed to neoclassicism.
The score of the ballet is a lifetime edition of the composer (1913), it is of historical and cultural value.