Vocal Music from Russia & the Soviet Union

The human voice with or without any instrument(s)
caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Mon Nov 03, 2014 5:45 pm

Here's a set of songs on texts by the Russian poet Fyodor Tyutchev ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyodor_Tyutchev ).

Yefim Samuilovich ADLER (Kazakhstan) (bio at http://translate.google.com/translate?h ... bih%3D1020 )
Romance-Songs (5) on poems by F. Tyutchev, for voice and piano (pub. 1988); 1. First love, 2. Predestination, 3. Still haunted by yearning desires... (?), 4. From end to end, of hail to hail (?), 5. Last love
Adler, Ye. - Romance-Songs (5) on poems by F. Tyutchev, for voice and piano (pub. 1988).pdf
(nms)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:04 pm

...and a song-cycle on words by the Soviet poet Alexander Tvardovsky ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aleksandr_Tvardovsky )

Alexei Alexandrovich NIKOLAYEV (NIKOLAEV) ( http://translate.google.com/translate?h ... rev=search )
Vocal Cycle, songs (11) on words by A. Tvardovsky, for bass voice and piano (pub. 1981); 1. Erstwhile, 2. At the edge, where they were taken in droves... (?), 3. Mother, 4. The Ferryman, 5. I live no matter how..., 6. I know it's no fault of mine..., 7. In friendship is the holy trial..., 8. Which year..., 9. And you listen to most farmers..., 10. I myself have searched..., 11. I would live a century...
Nikolayev, A. - Vocal Cycle, songs (11) on words by A. Tvardovsky, for bass voice and piano (pub. 1981).pdf
{nms, some duplicate pages)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:53 pm

...and a volume of songs based on the works of Boris Pasternak, published not long before the USSR split up.

Poetry of Boris Pasternak - Romances by Soviet Composers, for voice and piano (compiled and edited by D. Smirnov) (1990)

Elena Olegovna FIRSOVA - Sleep (1988)
Vladislav Alekseyevich SHUT (SHOOT) - Gleam of Light (1988)
Alexander Kuzmich VUSTIN (WUSTIN) - Scary Story, from 'Cantata, on poems of the war years' (1963-71)
Victor Alekseyevich EKIMOVSKY (YEKIMOVSKY) - Memory of the Demon (1988)
Dmitri Nikolayevich SMIRNOV - The Starting Time, songs (3), op. 52 (1988); 1. The sleepy garden, 2. Who are you?, 3. Eden
Leonid Borisovich BOBYLEV - '...Last Kiss...', Lara's farewell to Yuri in the novel Doctor Zhivago (1988)
Yuri Askoldovich BAGRIY (BAGRY) - For years, sometime in the concert hall... (?) (1972, rev. 1988)
Vladimir RYABOV - Winter Love Songs (4), op. 37 (1988); 1. First snow, 2. Early frosts, 3. Rendezvous, 4. Winter night
Poetry of Boris Pasternak - Romances by Soviet Composers, for voice and piano (compiled and edited by D. Smirnov) (1990).pdf
(nms)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Mon Nov 03, 2014 10:12 pm

Here's a pair of short song cycles by Dmitri Tolstoy, a composer more well known for a rather large number of piano sonatas that he composed during the second half of the twentieth century.

Dmitri Alekseyevich TOLSTOY (TOLSTOI)
Romances and Songs, for high voice and piano (pub. 1974)

Contents:

Children's Songs (5), op. 35; 1. I learned to write (words by M. Karem), 2. Song about sleeping cats (words by T. Klingsor), 3. Liar (words by P.M. Fonten), 4. Scarecrow (words by M. Karem), 5. The Poultry Market (words by E. Uspensky) (nos. 1-4 translated by M. Kudinov)

Romances (3) on poems by Novella Matveyeva, op. 43; 1. Shield of Ajax, 2. Joy, 3. Street Organ (Sharmanka)
Tolstoy - Romances and Songs, for high voice and piano (pub. 1974).pdf
(nms)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:08 pm

...and another volume with earlier works.

Dmitri Alekseyevich TOLSTOY (TOLSTOI)
Romances (10), for voice and piano (pub. 1959); 1. Tsarskoselskaya Statue (words by A. Pushkin), op. 6/1 (1945), 2. Nereid (words by A. Pushkin), op. 6/2 (1945), 3. Aquilon (words by. A. Pushkin), op. 6/5 (1945), 4. To Delia (Serenade) (words by A. Pushkin), op. 6/6 (1946), 5. The Airship (ballade) (words by M. Lermontov), op. 20/3 (1952), 6. On the death of a friend (words by K. Simonov), op. 14/1 (1950), 7. Once again, mourning over the meadow (words by M. Isakovsky), op. 14/2 (1950), 8. Springtime (words by. Ye. Gvozdyev), op. 14/3 (1950), 9. The sky is called blue (words by N. Krandievsky-Tolstoy), op. 25/2 (1958), 10. Russia (words by L. Khaustov), op. 25/3 (1958)

Nos. 1-4, 9 for high voice
Nos. 5-7 for baritone voice
No. 8 for lyric soprano
No. 10 for high dramatic voice
Tolstoy - Romances (10), for voice and piano (pub. 1959).pdf
(nms)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:53 pm

Vissarion Yakovlevich SHEBALIN
Songs and Romances (15), from music for plays and films, for voice and piano (pub. 1974)

contents:

pg. 04 - Song of Time, from the play 'Commander 2' (words by I. Selvinsky) (1929)
pg. 08 - Song of the Sailor, from the play 'Vagramova Night' (words by L. Pervomaysky, translated from Ukrainian by N. Ushakov) (1934)
pg. 09 - Songs (2) of Laura, from the radio-play 'The Stone Guest' (words by A. Pushkin) (1935); 1. I'm here, Inezilya, 2. Spanish romance
pg. 17 - Song of Zemfira, from the radio-play 'Gypsy' (words by A. Pushkin) (1936)
pg. 20 - Song of Laura, from the play 'The Stone Guest' (words by A. Pushkin) (1937)
pg. 23 - Upon the pebbles, on the yellow sand, from the radio-play 'The Mermaid' (words by. A. Pushkin) (1937)
pg. 25 - Song of Berdy, from the film 'Pugachev' (words by A. Prokofiev) (1937)
pg. 27 - When tears of sadness are involuntary..., romance from the play 'Masquerade' (words by M. Lermontov) (1939)
pg. 30 - Mary's Song, from the play 'Copernicus' (words by A. Kochetkov) (1939)
pg. 32 - Katie's Aria, from the musical comedy 'The Groom from the Embassy' (words by. V. Ardov) (1942)
pg. 36 - Paul's Aria, from the musical comedy 'The Groom from the Embassy' (words by. V. Ardov) (1942)
pg. 41 - Song of the Venetian Fisherwoman, from the film 'Glinka the Composer' (words by Torkvato Tasso, translated by K. Alemasov) (1952)
pg. 43 - Kuzma Song, from the film 'Sadko' (folk words) (1952)
pg. 45 - Song of Sadko, from the film 'Sadko' (folk words) (1952)
Shebalin - Songs and Romances (15), from music for plays and films, for voice and piano (pub. 1974).pdf
(nms)
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

User avatar
FW190
Pianophiliac
Posts: 368
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 12:22 pm
Instruments played, if any: Piano
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from the former Soviet Union

Post by FW190 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:52 am

Thanks caos for all the stuff you posted here in the last months.

Four songs by Arensky in English or English&French translation.
Edited by Rosa Newmarch (1857-1940), one of the first western specialist for Russian music, wrote a famous Tchaikovsky biography in 1900.
Published by J. & W. Chester Ltd., London, 1910 and 1917.
Arensky.-.Song-'The-spirit-of-poesy'-(lv+pno-ed.-Newmarch-Chester-Edition-1910).pdf
Arensky.-.op.70-3.-.Song-'Berceuse'-(hv+pno-ed.-Newmarch-Chester-Edition-1917).pdf
Arensky.-.op.58.-.Song-'The-wolves'-Tolstoi-(lv+pno-ed.-Newmarch-Chester-Edition-1910).pdf
Arensky.-.op.38-3.-.Song-'The-hour-of-dreams'-(hv+pno-ed.-Newmarch-Chester-Edition-1917).pdf
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
In Bach we trust.

User avatar
mballan
Site Owner
Posts: 1660
Joined: Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:35 pm
Instruments played, if any: Piano
Music Scores: Yes
Location: Cornwall, England

Re: Vocal Music from Russia & the Soviet Union

Post by mballan » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:22 am

Konstantin Nikolayevich Lyadov (1820 -1868). Father to Anatoly Lyadov.

Two Ukrainian Folksongs for Chorus & Orchestra [arrangement for Chorus & Piano].

Malcolm
Lyadov K - Two Ukrainian Folksongs for Chorus & Orchestra (Piano).pdf
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from Russia & the Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:30 am

A late song cycle by Golubev:

Yevgeny Kirillovich GOLUBEV
Poems (5), by F. I. Tyutchev, for bass (baritone) and piano, op. 86; 1. So there are moments in life, 2. What are you driving at over the waters?, 3. We can not predict, 4. Of what do you howl, night wind?, 5. Leaves
Golubev - Poems (5), by F. I. Tyutchev, for bass (baritone) and piano, op. 86.pdf
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

caostotale
Pianomaniac
Posts: 865
Joined: Mon Sep 21, 2009 9:40 am
Instruments played, if any: guitar, bass guitar
Music Scores: Yes

Re: Vocal Music from Russia & the Soviet Union

Post by caostotale » Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:20 am

Revaz Kondratyevich GABICHVADZE (Georgia)
Truth and Love, vocal cycle on poems by A. Pushkin, for bass voice and piano (1981 pub.); 1. Truth, 2. When so gently..., 3. Portrait, 4. Monastery at Kazbek, 5. The Cellar, 6. Beauty, 7. I can not sleep, 8. Grace-Cup, 9. One (from Anacreon), 10. Oh no, I'm not tired of life!, 11. Weary of life's excitement, 12. How long?
Gabichvadze - Truth and Love, vocal cycle on poems by A. Pushkin, for bass voice and piano (1981 pub.).pdf
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Post Reply