Klenovskaya Nikolai Semenovich( Composer and conductor)
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Biography Klenovskaya Nikolai Semenovich
Born in 1857. He graduated from the course at the Moscow Conservatory, was assistant to Nikolai Rubinstein management student orchestra. In 1883 - 1893 years was one of the conductors at the Moscow Imperial theaters, where he headed at one time the university orchestra. In 1900 - 1901 years acted as a conductor in St. Petersburg. Staying in Tiflis Klenovskaya led to the study of Georgian church and folk music, even before he was an employee Melgunov in the collection and processing of Russian folk songs. Processed them a number of folk songs of various nationalities published under the title "Ethnographic concert. He wrote ballets: "Pleasures of hashish" (1885), . "Svetlana" (1886); "Salang" (1900) and a lot of sideshow for the other ballets, music for stage work: "Messalina", . "Star of Seville", . "Antony and Cleopatra"; orchestral suite "Mirages", . two coronation cantata and two to the Pushkin jubilee, . for singing with an orchestra, "Georgia's Song" for solo, . chorus and orchestra; Georgian liturgy for chorus a capella; suite for piano and so on,
. See. "Russian Musical Newspaper", 1900,? 1.