Ne ver' mne, drug!; Не верь мне, друг! (Believe it not!; Don't believe me, friend!)

Song TitleNe ver' mne, drug!; Не верь мне, друг! (Search)
Title in EnglishBelieve it not!; Don't believe me, friend! (Search)
Composer(s):Serge Rachmaninoff (Рахманинов, Сергей Васильевич)
Author(s):Graf Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (Толсто́й, Алексе́й Константи́нович)
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Lover; Assurance; Before; Beloved; Comforting; Commanding; Continuing; Convincing; Disbelief; Distrust; Ebbing; Encouraging; Far away; Fickleness; Flowing; Friends; Full; Inconstancy; Indecision; Instructing; Invigorating; Land; Longing; Loud; Lovers; Loving; Metaphor: Love as Sea; Metaphor: Sea as Lover; Overwhelming; Passage of Time; Passion; Passionate; Past; Ready; Receding; Renewal; Renewing; Repeating; Returning; Running; Rushing; Saying; Seas; Self; Shores; Surrendering; Torment; Trouble; Turmoil; Waves; Yearning
First LineNe ver' mne drug, kogda v izbytke gorja; Не верь мне друг, когда в избытке горя (Search)
Average Duration1:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1896 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkДвенадцать романсов; Twelve Romances (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source,_No._7.pdf
Audio Source
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 14 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: E4 - Bb5 (Search)
Original KeyC Major (Search)
Dedicated ToAnna Georgievna Klokachova; Анна Георгиевна Клокачова (Search)
Sources CitedRachmaninoff's complete songs: A companion with texts and translations. (2014). Choice Reviews Online, 52(02), 52-0595. (Search)
ContributorMRH , Morgan Horning (Search)
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