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):Pyotr Il′yich Tchaikovsky (Пётр Ильич Чайковский)
Composer Underrepresented GroupLGBTQ+ (Search)
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 Duration4:00 (Search)
Year of composition 1869 (Search)
Link to English Text Online
Larger WorkШесть романсов; Six Romances (Search)
Musical FormTernary (Search)
Author's associated movements or -isms or GroupsRomanticism (Search)
Original LanguageRussian (Search)
Score Source
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Difficulty LevelMasters/YA (Search)
Catalog DesignationOp. 6 no. 1 (Search)
Voice part suggested by composerHigh voice
Range: C#4 - F#5 (Search)
Original KeyC# minor (Search)
Dedicated ToAleksandra Menshikova; Александра Меншикова (Search)
Sources Cited; (Search)
ContributorMRH , Morgan Horning (Search)
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