Moja arfa; Моя арфа (My Harp)

Song TitleMoja arfa; Моя арфа (Search)
Title in EnglishMy Harp (Search)
Composer(s):Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (Глинка, Михаил Иванович)
Author(s):K.A. (Konstantin Aleksandrovich) Bakhturin (Константин Александрович Бахтурин)
Keyword(s) & Features: Ambition; Barons; Contrast: Past vs. Present; Cottages; Daughters; Desires; Despising; Fame; Fathers; Fire; Harps; Homeland; Hope; Love; Lyres; Memories; Optional Duet; Personification: Ambition; Personification: Love; Power of Music; Streams; Tones; Woods; Youth
First LineZabavy junosheskikh ljet; Забавы юношеских лет, (Search)
Average Duration1:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1824 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttps://slavicartsongs.wixsite.com/home/post/my-harp-by-mikhail-glinka
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source http://www.notarhiv.ru/ruskomp/glinka/noti/1%20(55).pdf
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n23QkuZ8kE
Difficulty LevelHS; College (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: E4 - F5 (Search)
Original KeyF Major (Search)
Trivial or Important references and connectionsTranslation of Sir Walter Scott's Rokeby (Canto 5: Stanza 18) (Search)
Sources CitedAnthology of Russian Romances. Golden Age. (In Russian); A Double Garland: Poetry and Art-Song in Early Nineteenth-Century Russia (Thomas P. Hodge) p. 106 (Search)
ContributorGTM (Search)
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