Alexander Aleksandrovich Alyabyev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Аля́бьев; 15 August [O.S. 4 August] 1787 – 6 March [O.S. 22 February] 1851), also rendered as Alabiev or Alabieff, was a Russian composer known as one of the fathers of the Russian art song. He wrote seven operas, twenty musical comedies, a symphony, three string quartets, more than 200 songs, and many other pieces.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 15th, 1787 (Tobolsk), Died March 6th, 1851 (Moscow)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1927
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
Notes: Identified in Brooks/Rust as Alabieff. Name also appears as A. Aliabiev, A. Aliabief, and Alyabyev, A.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||388[a]||7-in.||May 1898||The nightingale||Virginia Powell Goodwin||Female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||C-4873||12-in.||10/9/1907||Nightingale's song||Marcella Sembrich||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-21449||12-in.||2/15/1918||The nightingale||Lucy Isabelle Marsh||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40221||10-in.||9/19/1927||Russian nightingale song||Amelita Galli-Curci||Soprano vocal solo, with flute and orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||19372||10-in.||5/15/1911||Soloveĭ||Emanuel Gollender||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||48771||12-in.||5/1/1916||Farewell to the forest||Musical Art Society Choir||Vocal chorus||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ali͡ab'ev, A.," accessed October 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104753.
Ali͡ab'ev, A.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104753.
"Ali͡ab'ev, A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.
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