Russian

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Series 1

Aron Pressman Opera Scores

Series 1: Operas in Russian

Operas in Russian: The following folders contain operatic works by Russian composers as well as works by Western European composers with texts translated into Russian.  Unless otherwise noted the music consists of the vocal parts and a piano reduction.  Each opera is professionally published and bound.  For those operas printed without a text in Russian, a handwritten translation into Russian appears alongside the 
original text. The operas are filed alphabetically by composer according to the Roman alphabet.

Box #1

Folder# Date Description
Operas in Russian: The following folders contain operatic works by Russian
composers as well as works by Western European composers with texts
translated into Russian. Unless otherwise noted the music consists of the
vocal parts and a piano reduction. Each opera is professionally published
and bound. For those operas printed without a text in Russian, a
handwritten translation into Russian appears alongside the
original text. The operas are filed alphabetically by composer according
to the Roman alphabet.

Box #1

Folder# Date Description
1 ? Bizet, Georges, "Carmen," Choudens, Paris (305 pp.).
Note: Title page signed: "N. Ar. Presinskaya."

2 ? Bizet, Georges, "Les Pecheurs de Perles," Jurgenson,
Moscow (95 pp.).
Note: This score is only a piano reduction,
includes no text to be sung.

3 1912 Bizet, Georges, "Les Pecheurs de Perles," Jurgenson,
Moscow (209 pp.).
Note: Handwritten notes appear throughout score.

4 ? Borodin, A., "Prince Igor (Knyaz' Igor)," M.P. Belaieff,
Leipzig (372 pp.).

4A ? Cui, C., "Mademoiselle Fifi," Jurgenson, Moscow (81pp.).

5 1932 Dargomyzhskii, A., "Kamennyi gost'," Gosudarstvennoe
Muzykal'noe Izdat., Moscow (180 pp.).

6 1937 Dargomyzhskii, A., "Rusalka," Muzgiz, Moscow (307 pp.).

7 ? Delibes, Leo, "Lakme," Gutheil, Moscow (259 pp.).

8 ? Espozito, E., "Kamorra," printed by V. Grosse, Moscow (334
pp.).

9 1942 Glinka, M., "Ivan Susanin," Muzgiz, Moscow (395 pp.).

10 ? Glinka, M., "Ruslan i Liudmilla," Gutheil, Moscow (335
pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten markings
throughout.

11 ? Glinka, M., "Zhizn' za tsaria," Gutheil, Moscow (225 pp.).


Box #2

12 ? Gounod, Ch., "Faust," Gutheil, Moscow (356 pp.).

13 ? Gounod, Ch., "Romeo et Juliette," Gutheil, Moscow (257
pp.).
Note: Contains some handwritten notes.

14 ? Halevy, F., "La Juive (Zhidovka)," Jurgenson, Moscow (431
pp.).
Note: Contains many handwritten notes and changes
in Russian text. The title page of another edition of the same opera appears inside
the cover. Some of what appears to be the
troupe's business information appears on the
back of the last page. This score is in very poor
condition.

15 ? Leoncavallo, R., "Pagliacci (Paiatsy)," Zeivang, Moscow
(137 pp.).

16 ? Leoncavallo, R., "Pagliacci," Jurgenson, Moscow (75 pp.).

17 ? Mascagni, Pietro, "Cavalleria Rusticana (Derevenskoe
Rytsarstvo)," Gutheil, Moscow (111 pp.).

18 ? Massenet, J., "Thais," Heugel and Cie, Paris (275pp.).
Note: Russian text is entirely handwritten
(translated by Antkantr?).

19 ? Meyerbeer, G., "Gli Ugonotti (Gugenoty)," Jurgenson,
Moscow (445 pp.).

20 ? Meyerbeer, G., "Roberto il Diavolo (Robert-diavol'),"
Jurgenson, Moscow (407 pp.).

21 1949 Mussorgskii, M., "Boris Godunov," Muzgiz, Moscow (386
pp.).


Box #3

22 ? Mussorgskii, M., "Boris Godunov," W. Bessel., Moscow (215
pp.).

23 ? Mussorgskii, M., "Boris Godunov," W. Bessel., St.
Petersburg (280 pp.).
Note: Missing binding.

24 1932 Mussorgskii, M., "Khovanshchina," Muzgiz, Moscow (371
pp.).

25 ? Mussorgskii, M., "Khovanshchina," V. Bessel and Co.,
Moscow (207 pp.).

26 1939 Mussorgskii, M., "Salambo," Muzgiz, Moscow (209 pp.).

27 1934 Mussorgskii, M., "Zhenitba," Muzgiz, Moscow (225 pp.).

28 ? Napravnik, E., "Dubrovsky," Jurgenson, Moscow (345 pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten notes.

29 ? Offenbach, J., "Les Contes D'Hoffmann," Choudens, Paris
(327pp.).
Note: Title page signed "S. Bardin." The names of
the troupe's cast members appear
next to their respective characters in the opera
on the next page. The Russian text was added to
this score in colored pencil over the French.
Other markings and notes in colored pencil appear
throughout.

30 ? Orefice, G., "Chopin," Edoardo Sonzogno, Milan (185 pp.).
Note: On the page preceding the title page,
someone has written a Russian translation of the
descriptive passage for the first scene ("Il
Natale" It., "Rozhdestvo" Ru.). Names of the
troupe's singers appear by their respective parts
in the list of characters. Russian text has been
added in colored pencil above the Italian. Other
notes appear throughout.

31 ? Planquette, R., "Les Cloches De Corneville (Kornevil'skie
Kolokola)," V. Bessel' and Co., St. Petersburg (261 pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten notes in pencil.
Two names appear on the title page
("N. Cokoivek?" and "orinia").

32 ? Puccini, G., "La Boheme," Printed by V. Grosse, Moscow
(distributed by G. N. Vasil'ev, Moscow), (183 pp.).
Note: Contains handwritten pencil notes
throughout.


Box #4

33 ? Puccini, G., " Tosca," Gutheil, Moscow (307 pp.).
Note: "Suflerskii" appears on title page.
Handrwitten notes appear throughout.

34 ? Rachmaninov, S., "Aleko," Gutheil, Moscow (100 pp.).
Note: Score contain pencil markings.
"Rezhiserskii" and "No. 2" written on front cover.

35 ? Rachmaninov, S., "Aleko," Gutheil, Moscow (100 pp.).
Note: Score contain pencil markings.
"Kommercheskoe sobranie" printed on front cover.

36 1951 Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Maiskaia noch'," Tome 30 of "Polnoe
sobranii sochinenii," (The Complete Works of
Rimski-Korsakov), Muzgiz, Moscow (351 pp.).

37 ? Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Sadko," Belaieff, Leipzig (229
pp.).

38 1914? Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Sadko," Belaieff, Moscow (416pp.).
Note: "Suflerskii" appears on title page.

39 ? Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Skazanie o nevidenom (sic) grade
Kitezhe," Belaieff, Leipzig (326 pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten notes in pencil
throughout.

40 1949 Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Snegurochka," Muzgiz, Moscow (401
pp.).

41 ? Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Tsarskaya nevesta," M.P. Belaieff,
Leipzig (261 pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten marks in pencil.

42 1951 Rimskii-Korsakov, N., "Zolotoi petushok," Tome 43 of the
"Polnoe cobranie sochinenii" (Complete Works of
Rimski-Korsakov), Muzgiz, Moscow (233 pp.).


Box#5

43 1968 Rubinstein, A., "Demon," Izdatel'stvo ‘Muzyka,' Moscow
(310 pp.).

44 ? Rubinstein, A., "Demon," pub.? (287 pp.).
Note: Score contains handwritten marks in colored
pencil.

45 ? Rubinstein, A., "Neron," Jurgenson, Moscow (437 pp.).
Note: Contains marks in colored in pencil. Very
old, binding in poor condition.

46 ? Rubinstein, A., "Neron," Jurgenson, Moscow (437 pp.).
Note: Contains marks in colored in pencil. "Suf.
A. Borisovich" and the initials D.J. (Roman
script) appear on the title page. Very old, bent
spine.


47 ? Saint-Saens, C., "Samson et Delila," Gutheil, Moscow (261
pp.).
Note: Score contains notes and marks in colored
pencil.

48 ? Serov, A. N., "Rogneda," Gutheil, Moscow (283 pp.).
Note: Contains an inscription to a singer,
"Volzhanik(?)", from V.L. for his birthday
(Vilnius, Aug. 17, 1919).

49 1941 Shaporin, Y., "Na pole Kulikovom," Muzgiz, Moscow (137
pp.).
Note: Inscribed to Aron Pressman by the Am-Rus
Music Corporation.

50 ? Strauss, J., "Der Zigeunerbaron," Gutheil, Moscow (227
pp.).
Note: Title page signed by M.I. Malomet
(conductor) (Sept. 15 1873 <93>?).
Score contains pencil markings.

51 ? Tchaikovskii, P., "Cherevichki," Jurgenson, Moscow (297
pp.).
Note: Score contains markings in pencil.

52 1964 Tchaikovskii, P., "Evgenii Onegin," Muzgiz, Moscow (288
pp.).


Box#6

53 ? Tchaikovskii, P., "Mazepa," Jurgenson, Moscow (267 pp.).
Note: "Suflerskii" appears on title page. Pencil
markings appear throughout the score.

54 ? Tchaikovskii, P., "Pikovaia dama," Jurgenson, Moscow (289
pp.).

55 ? Thomas, A., "Mignon," A. Gutheil, Moscow (405 pp.).
Note: Score contains markings in colored pencil.

56 ? Verdi, G., "Aida," Jurgenson, Moscow (289 pp.).
Note: "Suf Nov.? 1912g." appears on title page.
Another indecipherable name appears in the top
left corner of the page.
Score contains colored pencil markings throughout.

57 ? Verdi, G., "Il Trovatore (Trubadur)," A. Gutheil, Moscow
(270 pp.).
Note: Colored pencil markings in score.

58 ? Verdi, G., "Rigoletto," A. Gutheil, Moscow (317pp.).
Note: "Suf. A. B." appears on title page. Score
contains markings in colored pencil.


 

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