V molchan'i nochi tajnoj; В молчаньи ночи тайной (In the Silence of the Secret Night)

Song TitleV molchan'i nochi tajnoj; В молчаньи ночи тайной (Search)
Title in EnglishIn the Silence of the Secret Night (Search)
Composer(s):Serge Rachmaninoff (Рахманинов, Сергей Васильевич)
Author(s):A. A. Fet (Afanasiĭ Afanasʹevich; Фет, А.А. (Афанасий Афанасьевич))
Keyword(s) & Features: Awake; Banishing; Chatter; Confusion; Contrast: Ideal vs. Actual; Contrast: Innocence vs. Experience; Contrast: Joy vs. Grief; Contrast: Pleasure vs. Pain; Couples; Cruel Love; Darkness; Desires; Desiring; Distance; Distant; Emotions; Evening; Fickle Love; Fingers; First Love; Glances; Hair; Hurting; Intimacy; Intimate; Longing; Lost Love; Love; Lovers; Loving; Meetings; Memories; Memory; Missed Love; Mysterious; Name; Night; Pain; Painful; Painful Love; Parting; Past; Rapture; Reason; Recalling; Regret; Regrets; Regretting; Relationships; Remembering; Remembrance; Reverie; Sad; Sadness; Separation; Shy; Silence; Sly; Smiles; Sorrow; Summoning; Thoughts; Time; Trysts; Unkind; Unkindness; Whispering; Wishing
First LineO, dolgo budu ja, v molchan'i nochi tajnoj; О, долго буду я, в молчаньи ночи тайной (Search)
Average Duration2:45 (Search)
Year of composition 1890 - 1892 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=121723
Larger WorkШесть романсов; Six Romances (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source http://ks.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/6/6c/IMSLP06980-Rachmaninov_-_Op._4,_No._3.pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/2DrGZpCaLjYzjgwb0XolZe?si=vOXYSiZKRpy2-hbsTArexg
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 4 no. 3 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerMiddle voice
Range: B3 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyD Major (Search)
Dedicated ToVera Dmitriyevna Skalon; Вера Дмитриевна Скалон (Search)
Sources CitedRachmaninoff's complete songs: A companion with texts and translations. (2014). Choice Reviews Online, 52(02), 52-0595. (Search)
Contributor?/MRH (Search)
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