P. G. (Pavel Grigorʹevich) Chesnokov

Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov (Russian: Пáвел Григóрьевич Чеснокóв) (24 October 1877, Voskresensk, Zvenigorod uyezd, Moscow Governorate – 14 March 1944, Moscow, also transliterated Tschesnokoff, Tchesnokov, Tchesnokoff, and Chesnokoff) was an Imperial Russian and Soviet composer, choral conductor and teacher. He composed over five hundred choral works, over four hundred of which are sacred. Today, he is most known for his piece Salvation is Created as well as works such as Do Not Reject Me in Old Age (solo for basso profondo) and movements from various settings of the Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 24th, 1877 (Zvenigorod), Died March 14th, 1944 (Moscow)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-021658 12-in. 3/30/1938 Nunc dimittis Augustana College Choir ; Henry Veld Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chesnokov, P. G. (Pavel Grigorʹevich)," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109141.

Chesnokov, P. G. (Pavel Grigorʹevich). (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109141.

"Chesnokov, P. G. (Pavel Grigorʹevich)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109141


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