This bibliography describes music material contained within the Library's Russian Imperial Collection, numbering approximately 150 titles and primarily held within the collections of the Library’s Music Division (with a handful of titles held in the Library’s Rare Book and Special Collections Division). This material is diverse in nature, ranging from smaller scale works of chamber music to full scores of operas, and encompassing liturgical music, folk song and military music.
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"A Life for the Tsar" by Mikhail Glinka. Grand opera in four acts with an epilogue. Vocal Score, M1500.G52 R65 Case (Folio).
Engraving of Mikhail Glinka with eight bar musical quotation titled "March," found in A Life for the Tsar. Grand opera in four acts with an epilogue. Vocal Score, M1500.G52 R65 Case (Folio).
"Slavonic dance," dedicated to His Imperial Highness, the Sovereign Heir Apparent Tsarevich, from the director of the trumpet choir of the Cavalry-Artillery Guard Brigade, Iosif Platsatko, M1757.P Case.
"Chants for the Office of the Dead [of the Russian Orthodox Church] with a supplement [describing] their application in the order of the service" by Nikolai Bakhmetev, M2158.B2 Case.
Portrait of His Royal Highness, Tsarevich Aleksei Nikolaevich, found in "Hymn to His Imperial Highness and Heir Apparent, the Tsarevich and Great Prince Aleksei Nikolaevich" by A.A. Radonezhskii. Unaccompanied four-part mixed (SATB) chorus, M1757.P Case.