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Khovanshchina (The Khovansky Rising)

Composer:
Modest Moussorgsky
Original Language:
Russian
Librettist:
Modest Moussorgsky & Vladimir Stassov
Description:
Opera in V Acts
Notes:

Completed and Orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov (version 1883)
Shostakovich edition – 1959

Time:
1682-9
Place:
Moscow, Estate of Prince Khovansky, A Wood near Moscow
Role Voice Part Classification
Prince Ivan Khovansky Bass L
Prince Vassily Galitzin Tenor L
Dossifej (Dositheus) Bass L
Marfa (Martha) Mezzo-Soprano L
Prince Andrej Khovansky Tenor F
The Boyar Shaklovity Baritone F
Emma Soprano F
A Scrivener (Public letter writer) Tenor S
Susanna Soprano S
Kouzka Tenor S
A Lutheran Pastor Baritone S
Varsonofiev Bass-Baritone B
1st & 2nd Musketeers (Streltsy) Basses B
A Young Streshniev (Boyar, Herald) Tenor B
2 Body Guards of Peter the Great, (Petrovsky & Poteshny) Mutes
3rd Musketeer (Streltsy) Mute
 
Minimum Chorus:  40
Divisi:  SATB
Chorus Notes:  

+ Children’s Chorus