Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1864-10-25
Death 1956-01-04
Gender:
Male
Russians
English, Russian, French

Biographical notes:

Composed 1944. Original title: Élégie. First performance Boston, 29 March 1946, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor. "In memory of those who gave their lives for freedom."--Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Poeme elegiaque for full orchestra, op. 175 / A. Gretchaninoff. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49945337

From a comic opera after Gogol, op. 180.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Marriage. 3rd act / Gogol-Gretchaninoff. [1946?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 70786587

World premiere 5 April, 1939, Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stowkowski, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Cinquième symphonie, op. 153 / A. Gretchaninoff. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 191105628

Russian composer.

From the description of [Sestra Beatrisa. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1911 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564040

From the description of ["A. Grechaninov / Gimn Pushkinu / na yevo slova: 'Ya pamyatnik vozdig sebe ... ' / Dla smeshannovo chora a capella."] : autograph manuscript, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564037

Composed 1940. Composer indicates that this is op. 163, though all material bears the designation op. 161.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Triptique : petite suite / A. Gretchaninoff. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49918671

Composition begun in Russia 1925, completed in France 1927; Revised in New York 1942. First performance New York, 9 April 1942, Philharmonic Society of New York, John Barbirolli conductor. Dedicated to the memory of Chaikovsky.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Fourth symphony : in C major, op. 102 / Alexandre Gretchaninoff. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49918666

Composed 1920-23. First performance Kiev, 29 May 1924, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of 3i︠a︡ simfonii︠a︡ = 3me symphonie, op. 100 / A. Gretaninova. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49918662

Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music.

From the description of Correspondence received and reviews, 1908-1922. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682786

From the guide to the Correspondence received and reviews, 1908-1922, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

From the guide to the Aleksandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov : testimonial from Johannes-Damascenus-Chor für ostkirchliche Liturgie, Essen, 1955, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

This suite identified as op. 186 is cited on pages 176 and 202 of the composer's book, "My life," introduction and translation by Nicolas Slonimsky, published by Coleman-Ross, 1952.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six Russian folksongs : suite for orchestra / A. Gretchanninoff. [1940]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 63789983

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Subjects:

  • Songs with piano--Scores
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Parts
  • Revolutionary ballads and songs, Russian
  • Songs with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Folk songs, Russian--Instrumental settings
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Accordion with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts
  • Sonatas (Viola and piano), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs with accordion and plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Operas--Excerpts--Parts
  • Symphonies--Scores and parts
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Parts
  • Songs with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Parts
  • Sonatas (Clarinet and piano)--Scores
  • Musical sketches
  • Suites (Violoncello and piano)--Scores and parts
  • children's songs
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Songs with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscripts--Scores and parts
  • Opera--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Plucked instrument ensembles, Arranged--Manuscripts--Facsimiles--Parts
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Choral music
  • Violin with plectral ensemble, Arranged--Manuscript--Parts
  • Songs with instrumental ensemble--Scores and parts
  • Songs with piano
  • Piano music

Occupations:

  • Arrangers
  • Composers

Places:

  • Soviet Union (as recorded)