Melodija; Мелодия (Melody)

Song TitleMelodija; Мелодия (Search)
Title in EnglishMelody (Search)
Composer(s):Serge Rachmaninoff (Рахманинов, Сергей Васильевич)
Author(s):S. I︠A︡. (Semen I︠A︡kovlevich) Nadson (Надсон; Семён Яковлевич)
Keyword(s) & Features: Alarming; Appreciation of Nature; Balms; Beauty; Being; Blossoming; Blue; Calming; Canopies; Comforting; Connection to Nature; Consciousness; Creating; Creation; Death; Desiring; Dignity; Disturbing; Dreaming; Dreams; Dying; Earth; Ease; Easing; Eternity; Floating; Fragrant; Future; Gardens; Imagining; Indecision; Inspiration; Lilacs; Lindens; Love; Loving; Lulling; Murmuring; Mysterious; Nature; Overgrown; Painless; Peace; Peaceful; Praying; Regrets; Relief; Relieving; Rest in death; Reverence for Nature; Serene; Serenity; Silence; Sky; Slumbering; Soothing; Souls; Springs; Stillness; Streams; Swaying; Tears; Tranquil; Understanding; Waves; Weeping; Wings; Wishing; Wonder
First LineJa-b umeret' khotel na kryl'jakh upojen'ja; Я б умереть хотел на крыльях упоенья (Search)
Average Duration3:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1902 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkДвенадцать романсов; Twelve Romances (Search)
Musical FormAABA (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source,_No._9.pdf
Audio Source
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 21 no. 9 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Bb3 - Bb5 (Search)
Original KeyBb Major (Search)
Dedicated ToNatália Nikoláyevna Lánting; Наталья Николаевна Лантинг (Search)
Sources CitedRachmaninoff's complete songs: A companion with texts and translations. (2014). Choice Reviews Online, 52(02), 52-0595. (Search)
ContributorSHK/MRH (Search)
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