Zdes′ khorosho; Здесь хорошо (How fair this spot; Here it is nice)

Song TitleZdes′ khorosho; Здесь хорошо (Search)
Title in EnglishHow fair this spot; Here it is nice (Search)
Composer(s):Serge Rachmaninoff (Рахманинов, Сергей Васильевич)
Author(s):Glafira Adol'fovna Mamoshina (Мамошина, Галина Адольфовна (as G. (Glafira) Galina (Галина Адольфовна Глафира)))
Author Underrepresented GroupFemale (Search)
Keyword(s) & Features: Addressee: Dreams; Beautiful; Beauty; Blazing; Carpets; Clouds; Colors; Connecting; Connection to Nature; Contentment; Couples; Creation; Describing; Distance; Dreams; Evoking; Existence; Far away; Fire; Flowers; Gentle; Gentleness; Glittering; God; Goodness; Here; Looking; Meadows; Myself; Nature; Nice; No; Observations; Observing; Overhead; Peace; Peaceful; People; Pines; Pleasant; Pleasing; Prayers; Quiet; Reflecting; Reflection; Reflections; Refuge; Relief; Reveling; Rivers; Silence; Silent; Soliloquy; Solitude; Stillness; Thinking; Thoughts; Together; Tranquil; Tranquility; Trees; White; World
First LineZdes′ khorosho; Здесь хорошо (Search)
Average Duration2:15 (Search)
Year of composition 1902 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=5860
Larger WorkДвенадцать романсов; Twelve Romances (Search)
Musical FormThrough-composed (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source http://ks4.imslp.net/files/imglnks/usimg/9/95/IMSLP07295-Rachmaninov_-_Op._21,_No._7.pdf
Audio Source https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlNIb69zfrE
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 21 no. 7 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: D4 - B5 (Search)
Original KeyA Major (Search)
Dedicated ToN (Rachmaninov's wife, Natalia (Search)
Orchestra and voice?Yes (Search)
Sources CitedRachmaninoff's complete songs: A companion with texts and translations. (2014). Choice Reviews Online, 52(02), 52-0595. (Search)
ContributorAL/SHK/MRH (Search)
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