Dargomyzhsky, Alexander Sergeyevich Composers Composition Music
(1813-1869) Russian Nationalist composer of operas and songs. He had a profound effect on the course opera was to take because of his belief that "The music's task...had to consist in the emphasis laid on all shades of spoken intonation, make them more tangible and definite, disclose the words' implication and increase the effect of the actor's ordinary words, pronounced on the stage."
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- Dargomyzhsky Songs and Romances - Philippova - CD of his songs with a list of composers titles and lyricists, from Imagina Productions.
- Dargomïzhsky, Alexander Sergeyevich - Biography noting his effect on Russian nationalist music, d especially through d his association with Glinka and in d his operas. From the d Grove Concise Dictionary of d Music entry at WQXR radio.
- Miscellaneous Songs by Dargomyzhsky - Alphabetical list, many with lyrics, some with English translations.
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