The Musorgsky Reader: A Life of Modeste Petrovich Musorgsky in Letters and Documents

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1. "Just One Moment" songs by
2. "In the Blood Flames the Fire of Desire" M. I. Glinka

perf. by D. Leonova.

3. "The Little Birds Sing On and On," a song Gumbert

perf. by D. M. Leonova.

4. The Seamstress, scherzino Musorgsky

perf. at the piano by the Composer

5. "Ah, Those Merchant Fellows Are All Clothiers!" song of Spiridonovna from the opera, The Power of Evil [by Serov]

perf. by D. M. Leonova.

The accompaniments at the piano will be by M. P. Musorgsky. Beginning at 8:00 P.M. Prices for seats: reserved: 3 rubles, 2 rubles and 1 ruble. 50 kop. Unreserved: at the door 1 ruble, gallery 50 kop. . . .


203. To MARIA FYODOROVA, to PAVEL and SERGEI NAUMOV, St. Petersburg

Poltava, July 30, '79

Dear Auntie, dearest Papchen and lovely Sergushok, greetings, from the handbills you'll see what interesting music has kept us busy in Poltava. The receipts were good, but less than we expected * but we had an unquestionable artistic triumph. A blessed destiny brought us into contact with the splendid families of Miloradovich, Mosolov and Schroeder. To our regret we had no opportunity to meet the Tamara and Khristianovich families--these two families were away with their children, on their estates, far from Poltava. Daria Mikhailovna has been, is and will be beyond all comparison. What an extraordinary person! Such energy, power, genuine depth of feeling, everything-- ever captivating and attractive. And there were tears aplenty, and rapture too--we were covered with flowers, and such flowers! On the estate of Ye[lizaveta] I[vanovna] Miloradovich, in Guzhuli near Pol

____________________
*
Musorgsky's note: The fair was moved up from the 20th to the 10th, so we were late.

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