Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (May 20, 1804, with Novospasskoye Smolensk province – February 3, 1857, Berlin,. Is buried in St. Petersburg) – was the Russian composer of world significance. In the face of M. Glinka’s Russian musical culture for the first time put forward the global importance of the composer. Glinka completed the formation of a national school of composition, which has won in the XIX century. one of the leading places in the European culture, became the first Russian classical composers.
Opus/Catalogue_Number: M. GLINKA. RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Fairy opera in five Acts. Libretto by V. Shirkov and M. Glinka. After a poem by A. Pushkin. Vocal Score. State Publishers “Music" Moscow 1979
Composer_time_period: Romantic period
Copyright_Information: Public Domain
Instrumentation: For Voice and Piano
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857)
RUSLAN AND LYUDMILA. Ruslan’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