Kaby znala ja; Кабы знала я (If I had known; If only I had known)

Song TitleKaby znala ja; Кабы знала я (Search)
Title in EnglishIf I had known; If only I had known (Search)
Composer(s):Pyotr Il′yich Tchaikovsky (Пётр Ильич Чайковский)
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
Author(s):Aleksey Konstantinovich, graf Tolstoy (Толсто́й, Алексе́й Константи́нович)
Keyword(s) & Features: Abandonment; Advances; Angling; Arms; Attraction; Being Left Behind; Betrayal; Blame; Blaming; Borders; Braids; Caps; Cheaters; Cheating; Cold; Coming; Contrast: Innocence vs. Experience; Contrast: Love vs. Lust; Dashing; Dew; Dressing; Early; Edges; Evening; Experience; Faithless Lovers; Falcons; Feet; Fur; Gold; Gray; Grief; Grieving; Handsome; Heartbreak; Heartbroken; Hills; History; Hooves; Hoping; Horses; Houses; Hurrying; Infatuation; Jaunty; Knowing; Knowledge; Late; Light; Long; Looking; Loss of Innocence; Loud; Lovers; Manes; Memories; Men; Pain; Painful; Past; Plaiting; Realizing; Rearing; Recalling; Regrets; Regretting; Remembering; Reminiscing; Ribbons; Riding; Ringing; Rising; Roads; Sadness; Scarlet; Sexual Desire; Sitting; Sorrow; Speckled; Streets; Swift; Towns; Unfaithful; Waiting; Watching; Watering; Ways; Wells; Wet; Windows; Wishing; Wondering; Young
First LineKaby znala ja, kaby vedala; Кабы знала я, кабы ведала (Search)
Average Duration4:30 (Search)
Year of composition 1880 (Search)
Link to English Text Onlinehttp://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_text.html?TextId=117446
Larger WorkСемь романсов; Seven romances (Search)
Musical FormBinary (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomantcism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source http://conquest.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usimg/e/e8/IMSLP19058-PMLP44988-Tchaik_TH103.pdf
Audio Source https://open.spotify.com/track/4ygfQcmwr7Mwts7VUx5Wjh
Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 47 no. 1 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: Db4 - Ab5 (Search)
Original KeyC minor (Search)
Dedicated ToAleksandra Valerianovna Panayeva-Kartsova; Александра Валериановна Панаева-Карцова (Search)
Premiered ByYelizaveta Andreyevna Lavrovskaya; Елизавета Андреевна Лавровская (Search)
Sources Citedhttps://www.worldcat.org/title/tchaikovskys-complete-songs-a-companion-with-texts-and-translations/oclc/46835585; http://en.tchaikovsky-research.net/pages/Main_Page (Search)
Contributor?/MRH , ?/Morgan ?/Horning (Search)
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