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Tale of Tsar Saltan, The

Composer:
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Original Language:
Russian
Librettist:
Vladimir Belsky
Description:
Opera in a Prologue and Four Acts
Notes:

based on the poem by Alexander Pushkin

Time:
Unspecified
Place:
the city of Tmutarakan, and on the island of Buyan
Role Voice Part Classification
Tsaritsa Militrisa, the younger sister Soprano L
Povarikha [Cook], the older sister Soprano L
Princess Swan-Bird Soprano L
Tkachikha [Weaver], the middle sister Mezzo-Soprano L
Tsarevich Gvidon Tenor L
Tsar Saltan Bass L
Babarikha, the old woman Contralto F
Old grandfather Tenor F
Messenger Baritone S
Jester Bass S
Sailor #1 Tenor S
Sailor #2 Baritone S
Sailor #3 Bass S
 
Minimum Chorus:  60
Divisi:  SATB