Vasily Kalinnikov – The Cedar and the Palm, symphonic picture (1898): make music part of your life series

Vasily Kalinnikov – The Cedar and the Palm, symphonic picture (1898)

Picture: Monet – A palm tree at Bordighera

 
Vasily Kalinnikov / Васи́лий Серге́евич Кали́нников (January 13 [O.S. January 1] 1866. Oryol Governorate — January 11, 1901 [O.S. December 29, 1900], Yalta) was a Russian composer of two symphonies, several additional orchestral works and numerous songs, all of them imbued with characteristics of folksong.

Work: The Cedar and the Palm / Кедр и пальма / Le Cèdre et le palmier, symphonic picture after Heinrich Heine (1898)

Orchestra: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Järvi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov (Russian: Васи́лий Серге́евич Кали́нников; January 13 [O.S. January 1] 1866. Oryol Governorate – January 11, 1901 [O.S. December 29, 1900], Yalta) was a Russian composer of two symphonies, several additional orchestral works and numerous songs, all of them imbued with characteristics of folksong. His symphonies, particularly the First, were frequently performed in the early 20th century.

His younger brother Viktor Kalinnikov (1870–1927) was also a composer, mainly of choral music.

Opera
  • In 1812 (В 1812 году) (1899–1900); incomplete
Orchestral
  • Fugue in D minor (1889)
  • Nymphs (Нимфы), Symphonic Picture after Ivan Turgenev (1889)
  • Serenade (Серенада) in G minor for string orchestra (1891)
  • Suite (Сюита) in B Minor (1891–1892)
  • Bylina (Былина: Эпическая поэма), Epic Poem (Overture) (c. 1892)
  • Overture in D minor (1894)
  • Symphony No. 1 in G minor (1894–1895)
  • Symphony No. 2 in A major (1895–1897)
  • Intermezzo No. 1 (Интермеццо № 1) in F minor (1896)
  • Intermezzo No. 2 (Интермеццо № 2) in G major (1897)
  • The Cedar and the Palm (Кедр и пальма; Le Cèdre et le palmier), Symphonic Picture after Heinrich Heine (1897–1898)
  • Tsar Boris (Царь Борис), Incidental Music to the tragedy by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1898)
Piano
  • Moderato in E minor
  • Polonaise on a Theme from Symphony No. 1 (Полонез на темы Симфонии № 1) in B major for piano 4-hands
  • Scherzo in F major (1888–1889)
  • Chanson triste (Грустная песенка) in G minor (1892–1893)
  • Nocturne (Ноктюрн) in F minor (1892–1893)
  • Élégie (Элегия) in B minor (1894)
  • Minuet (Менуэт) in E major (1894)
  • Russian Intermezzo (Русское интермеццо) in F minor (1894)
  • Waltz (Вальс) in A major (1894)
Vocal
  • Come to Me (Приди ко мне) for soprano, alto, baritone and piano; words by Aleksey Koltsov
  • I Am Yours, My Darling (Я ли тебя, моя радость) for voice and piano; words by Heinrich Heine
  • I Would Like to Make My Songs into Wonderful Flowers (Я желал бы своей песней) for voice and piano; words by Heinrich Heine
  • On the Old Burial Mound (На старом кургане) for voice and piano (1887); words by Ivan Savvich Nikitin
  • On Your Lovely Little Shoulder Dear (На чудное плечико милой; An Liebchens schneeweisse Schulter) for voice and piano (1887); words by Heinrich Heine in translation by Vasily Pavlovich Fyodorov (1883–1942)
  • When Life Is Weighed Down with Suffering (Когда жизнь гнетут страданья и муки) for voice and piano (1887); words by Polivanov
  • 16 Musical Letters (16 Музыкальных писем) for voice and piano (1892–1899)
  • Bright Stars (Звёзды ясные) for voice and piano (1894); words by Konstantin Fofanov
  • The Gentle Stars Shone Down on Us (Нам звёзды кроткие мерцали) for voice and piano (1894); words by Aleksey Pleshcheyev
  • There Was an Old King (Был старый король) for voice and piano (1894); words by Heinrich Heine in translation by Aleksey Pleshcheyev
  • A Present for 1 January 1900 for voice and piano (1899)
  • Bells (Колокола) for voice and piano (1900); words by K. R.
  • Prayer (Молитва: “О Боже мой”) for voice and piano (1900); words by Aleksey Pleshcheyev
  • Do Not Ask Why I Smile in Thought (Не спрашивай, зачем…) for voice and piano (1901); words by Alexander Pushkin
Choral
  • The Triumph of Lilliput for chorus and piano
  • Cherubic Hymn No. 1 (Херувимская песнь № 1) for chorus (1885)
  • Cherubic Hymn No. 2 (Херувимская песнь № 2) for chorus (1886)
  • The Mountain Tops (Горные вершины) for chorus (1887)
  • Christe Eleison for chorus (1889)
  • Lord, Our Lord for chorus (1889)
  • Ioann Damaskin (Иоанн Дамаскин), Cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra (1890); words by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy
  • A Beautiful Girl Sits by the Sea (Баллада: Над морем красавица дева сидит), Ballade for female chorus and orchestra (1894); words by Mikhail Lermontov
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