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Life for the Tsar, A [Zhizn’ za tsarya; Ivan Susanin]locked

  • Richard Taruskin


‘Patriotic heroic-tragic opera’ in five acts (or four acts with epilogue) by Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka to a libretto by Baron Yegor Fyodorovich, Baron Rozen, Vladimir Sollogub, Nestor Vasil’yevich Kukol’nik and Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky; St Petersburg, Bol’shoy Theatre, 27 November/9 December 1836 (as Ivan Susanin...

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