“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.
“The Valkyrie” is the second opera from the tetralogy “The Nibelung’s Ring”. In Russia it was staged in 1898 in Saint-Petersburg.
The score of the opera was published by P. Jurgenson in 1896. The book is of historical and cultural value.
a one-act ballet by Sergei Prokofiev, showing the new Soviet society in the pathetic spirit of the plant. The premiere took place in 1925 in Paris.
The ballet is devoted to S. P. Diaghilev who staged it.
The score of the concert is the composer’s lifetime edition. Publisher M. P. Beliaev, 1912.
Fedor Drobish was a conductor and pedagogue. Bandmaster of A. G. Teplov’s serf orchestra in Petersburg. Later lived and taught in Moscow
Saint-Petersburg, the print-house of Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1836. Annex: 3 sheets of score tables
Written by G.S. Lehlein. Translated from German into Russian by Fedor Gablits, student of Imperial Moscow University. Printed at the print house of Imperial Moscow University at the expense of H. L. Vever, 1773-1774.
Clavichord School, or Short and Solid Evidence to Garmony and Melody, Explained on Practical Examples
The score of the ballet was published by M. P. Beliaev in 1901. This is a lifetime edition. The one-act ballet “The Seasons” (“Les Saisons” in French) to Glazunov’s music was created by choreographer Marius Petipa. The premiere of the ballet took place in Petersburg at the Hermitage theatre on 7 (20) February 1900. Since then the ballet has been staged at a great number of theaters. Among the famous directors who staged “The Seasons” were M. Mordkin, M. Fokin and A. Gorsky. Different orchestras often play the music of the ballet without dancing performance.
ballet, op. 67 (1899), score
This musical alphabet of the first half of the nineteenth century, translated and published in Russia by D. Dmitrievsky, was written by Director of Milan Riyal Conservatory and composer B. Azioli (1826). Containing a large volume of theoretical information, the book is logically structured. The wordings used by the author are exact and succinct. The translated version of Azioli’s “Musical Grammar” is probably the best edition of that kind.
Written by B. Azioli, Director of Milan Royal Conservatory and composer; translated and published by D. Dmitrievsky.
Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was the greatest tenor of the twentieth century whose voice was defined as phenomenal and truly “golden”, incomparable with any other voices.
The book was published in Leningrad in 1953 by the Publishing House “Triton”.
It describes the vocal and artistic secrets of the greatest singer. The book “Art of Singing and Vocal Methods of Enrico Caruso” was a real course book for several generations of professional vocalists, teachers and amateur singers.
Now it is a real rarity.
Fuchito Salvatore, Beyer Barnet J.
The Third Symphony, which was entitled “Divine Poem”, marks the highest point in the composer’s creative career. It was first published in 1905 by Mitrofan Beliaev. This score, in which all the misprints noticed in the Beliaev’s edition were corrected and the author’s amendments were accounted, was published by “Muzgiz” in 1949.
opus 43 (1902-1904), score
A monthly illustrated edition devoted to music. It was published in Saint-Petersburg in 1894-1918. The newspaper covered the issues connected with Russian music and supported development of Russian realistic art. It was published and edited by the musical writer Nikolai Findeizen. “The Russian Musical Newspaper” played an important role in development of Russian musical culture and musical journalism. It is a valuable source of factual information on Russian musical historiography and musical life.
The monumental Second Symphony, which was created during the Great Patriotic War, is a bright example of a piece of music in the heroic and patriotic genre. Among the orchestral instruments there is a bell, due to which the symphony is mentioned in the musicological sources as the “Symphony with a bell”. Composed and performed in the midst of military actions in 1943, the symphony instilled confidence and hopes in peoples’ hearts. The score of the symphony was published in the first post-war year (1946) by the publishing house “Muzgiz
Alexander Serov, one of the founders of the Russian musical science, was also an outstanding composer. He created operas which played a significant role in development of Russian music and theatre.
The book was published in 1892 in the print house of Department of Royal Family Property in Saint-Petersburg. The book has historical and cultural value.
The second volume (1857-1859), a book
A hand-written book in an expensive binding embroidered with natural silk. This collection of songs was rewritten by the song collector Vasily Orlov himself on 29 July 1892 in Saint-Petersburg. The book, which content has not lost its value until nowadays, is really unique. Small part of the songs from this collection was published by E. Palchikov in 1890.
written down in Tambov district by Vasily Orlov, a book (1892).
The opera “Blizzard” was composed by Alexander Taneyev - the first cousin once-removed of the outstanding Russian composer Sergei Taneyev. The present clavier of the opera was published by Petr Urgenson in the same year (1916).
This wonderful opera is rarely staged. Moreover, its fragments are seldom performed in concerts. It was composed in 1904, and the premiere took place at the Bolshoi Theatre on 11 January 1906.
The opera was published by the company A. Gutheil at the beginning of the last century. It was one of the first editions of this work.
opera (1904). The score