Ostrovok; Островок (The isle)

Song TitleOstrovok; Островок (Search)
Title in EnglishThe isle (Search)
Composer(s):Serge Rachmaninoff (Рахманинов, Сергей Васильевич)
Author(s):Konstantin Dmitrievich Balʹmont (Бальмонт, Константин Дмитриевич (after Percy Bysshe Shelley))
Keyword(s) & Features: Air; Anemones; Awe; Beautiful; Beauty; Breezes; Calm; Calming; Canopies; Carpets; Connecting; Connection to Nature; Connections; Describing; Dreaming; Dreams; Evoking; Flowers; Grass; Green; Greenery; Islands; Isles; Leaves; Metaphor: Trees as Statues; Nature; Peace; Peaceful; Personification: Island; Rest; Restful; Resting; Safety; Seas; Silence; Silent; Sleeping; Solitude; Statues; Stillness; Stirring; Storms; Tranquil; Tranquility; Trees; Violets; Waves; Wonder; Wondering; Wonderment
First LineIz morja smotrit ostrovok; Из моря смотрит островок (Search)
Average Duration2:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1896 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=19123
Larger WorkДвенадцать романсов; Twelve Romances (Search)
Musical FormModified strophic (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/f/f3/IMSLP07268-Rachmaninov_-_Op._14,_No._2.pdf
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QKoZruotPo
Difficulty LevelCollege (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 14 no. 2 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Eb4 - G5 (Search)
Original KeyG Major (Search)
Dedicated ToSófya (Sophia) Aleksándrovna Satiná; София Александровна Сатина (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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