Thursday, June 18, 2009

Boris Godounov


Opera in 4 acts, with a prologue, by Mussorgsky; libretto by the composer after Pushkin's drama-"The Comedy of the Distress of the Muscovite State, of Tsar Boris, and of Grishka Otrepiev" and Karamazin's "History of the Russian Empire"; premiered the whole opera in St. Petersburg on February 8, 1874.

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