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Alexander Aleksandrovich Alyabyev, (15 August 1787, Tobolsk – 6 March 1851, Moscow) was a Russian composer.
He wrote seven operas, twenty musical comedies, more than 200 songs, and many other pieces. His most famous work is The Nightingale, a song based on a poem by Anton Delvig. It was composed while Alyabyev was in prison, in 1825. Both Franz Liszt and Mikhail Glinka later wrote piano variations based on the song.
Born to a wealthy family, he learnt music in his… read more
|1||Die Nachtigall (Solovey, The Nightingale)||7 listeners|
|2||Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major||5 listeners|
|3||III. Allegretto||3 listeners|
|4||II. Adagio||3 listeners|
|5||I. Allegro ma non troppo||2 listeners|
|6||Overture to the vaudeville: Tri desyatki, ili Novoe dvuhdnevnoe prikljuchenie||1 listener|
|7||Ballet Suite 'The Magic Drum' - Overture||1 listener|
|8||Ballet Suite 'The Magic Drum' - Scene 4||1 listener|
|9||Ja vas ljubil (I Loved You)||1 listener|
|10||Uvy, zachem ona blistajet (Alas, Why is She Radaint)||1 listener|