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Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

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Khovanshchina (Lamm-Shostakovich edition) (1886)
Work Notes
available in the USA, Canada and Mexico only
Text Writer
Libretto by the composer and B. Stassov.
Publisher
Hans Sikorski/Schirmer (1976)
Category
Opera and Music Theatre
Year Composed
1886
Arranger/Editor
ed. by Lamm-Shostakovich
Chorus
SATB chorus; ballet
Language
Russian
Solo Instrument(s)
6 Basses, 6 Tenors, Baritone, Alto, 2 Sopranos
Programme Note
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Khovanshchina (Lamm-Shostakovich edition) (1886)
Synopsis:
The opera is set in and near Moscow during Peter the Great’s reforms at the end of the 17th century. The story concerns the struggle between Old Russia, the Sectarians (Old Believers) and Peter the Great’s New Russia.

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