The educational collection of the world vocal classics embraces musical and poetical masterpieces created in European countries during different epochs. This is the exposition of dominating vocal styles and schools having been undergoing now interpenetration and reciprocal influence, now isolation and independent development. As the material is organized according to diverse trends, historical tendencies and national cultural peculiarities, it would be rather easy for teachers and students of all possible grades. Singers are welcome to enrich their repertoire.
The compositions are distributed according to the historical stylistic principle. There are planned the issues devoted to the baroque, Russian music of the 18th century, Viennese classicism, European romanticism, Russian composition school of the 19th century, music of the 20th century.
The third volume of the educational collection covers the Russian vocal music of the 18th century. Here you come through the creation of the composers having formed the Russian music culture. G. Teplov, F. Dubyansky, O. Kozlovsky, D. Bortnyansky, A. Zhylin, N. Titov, A. Alyabyev were the ones to give birth to the genre of the Russian, romance, this inseparable spirit of the Russian music culture.
Romance is a unique pattern of chamber genre. Its imaginative sphere covers diverse lyrical subjects. Therefore it caught fancy of different social strata — from home music lovers up to refined salon performers and concert virtuosos.
Grigory Nikolayevich Teplov (1717–1779)
What for During the Days of Parting...
The Hour When Inaffable Joy...
Delight of Sorrow and Torture...
Romances by Anonymous Authors
Moral Song With Music Accompaniment. Verses by A. Sumarokov
I’m Tired of Pretending
Our Desires Ccame True...
If You Were Willing to Understand...
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dubyansky (1760–1796)
You Order Me to be Indefferent. Verses by Yu. Neledinsky-Meletsky
Where to Run Away, oh, Passionate Heart... Verses by I. Dmitriyev
As the Blue-Grey Dove is Moaning. Verses by I. Dmitriyev
Once with My Love... Verses by I. Dmitriyev
Feeding My Mind Every Tme... Verses by the unknown author
Already with the Night Dusk... Verses by V. Kapnist
Osip Antonovich Kozlovsky (1757–1831)
Winning Thyself. Verses by M. Popov
Sweetheart was Sitting. Verses by Yu. Neledinsky-Meletsky
My Babet is so Fine (Ma Babet Est Sage Eet Jjolie). French verses by the unknown author
Oh, if in Your Village... (Ah, S’il Est Dans Votre Village?). Verses by J.-P. Florian
Dmitry Stepanovich Bortnyansky (1751–1825)
Hymn to the Moon (Hymne А LA Lune)
Oh, Our Shepherd Lucas (Le Berger Lucas). Romance from the opera “Son — the Rival”. Verses by F.-H. Lafermiere
I Should Tell it... (Il Faut Moins Dire). Song of Cariglo from the opera “Son — the Rival”. Verses by F.-H. Lafermiere
Alexey Dmitriyevich Zhylin (1766–1848)
What Happened to You, Darling? Verses by I. Dmitriyev
I am a Poor Shepherdess