Tobolsk, Tyumenskaya oblast', Russian Federation (1787 – 1851)
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)||
|2||Overture in F minor||
|3||Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major||
|7||I. Allegro ma non troppo||
|8||Overture to the vaudeville: Tri desyatki, ili Novoe dvuhdnevnoe prikljuchenie||
|9||Ja vas ljubil (I Loved You)||
|10||Uvy, zachem ona blistajet (Alas, Why is She Radaint)||
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