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Khovanshchina (‘The Khovansky Affair’)locked

  • Richard Taruskin

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‘National music drama’ (narodnaya muzïkal’naya drama) in six scenes, traditionally given in five acts, by modest petrovich Musorgsky to his own libretto, compiled with vladimir vasil’yevich Stasov from historical sources; St Petersburg, Amateur Musical-Dramatic Club in Kononov Auditorium, 9/21 February 1886, in Rimsky-Korsakov’s version (given by Imperial Theatres, St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre, 7/...

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