By Alexander Pushkin, Alan Shaw
With Afterword, notes, photographs, functionality background, notes for extra examining, and hyperlinks to different resources.
Alexander Pushkin's Little Tragedies, lengthy thought of to be one of the glories of Russian poetry, even have a extraordinary functionality heritage in Russia, not just in level productions, yet in opera and movie. This lately accomplished translation of all 4 performs is meant for either readers and performers. the interpretation of "Mozart and Salieri," first released in 1984, has been played various instances seeing that, and has been tailored for the libretto translation, supertitles, and video subtitles for Rimsky-Korsakoff's opera. the interpretation of "The Stone visitor" has additionally been tailored for video subtitles for Dargomyzhsky's opera.
The translations are in verse all through, together with rhymed translations of the 2 well-known songs in "Feast through the Plague," designed to slot tune composed via the translator for the unique Russian lyrics.
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