Category Archives: Opera

Opera is an extended dramatic composition, in which all parts are sung to instrumental accompaniment that usually includes arias, choruses, and recitatives. It denotes a theatrical work consisting of a dramatic text (libretto) that has been set to music and staged with scenery, costumes, and movement.

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Finale (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Finale (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Duet of Finn and Ratmir (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Duet of Finn and Ratmir (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Recitative and Chorus (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Recitative and Chorus (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Romance (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ratmir’s Romance (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Entr’acte, ACT-5 (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Entr’acte, ACT-5 (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Finale, ACT-4 (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Finale, ACT-4 (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Chorus (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Chorus (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Oriental dances (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Oriental dances (Turkish, Arabian, Lezginka) (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Chernomor’s March (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

 RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Chernomor’s March (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Scene and Lyudmila’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka)




Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)

RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Scene and Lyudmila’s Aria (Mikhail Glinka). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images

ROLES:
SVETOZAR, Grand Prince of Kiev – Bass
LYUDMILA, his daughter – Soprano
RUSLAN, a Kievan knight, Lyudmila’s fiancé – Baritone
RATMIR, a Khazar prince – Contralto
FARLAF, a Varangian prince – Bass
GORISLAVA, Ratmir’s slave – Soprano
FINN, a good sorcerer – Tenor
NAINA, an evil sorceress – Mezzo-soprano
BAYAN, bard – Tenor
CHERNOMOR, an evil sorcerer, dwarf – Mime