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Philip Ross Bullock

Philip Ross Bullock is Professor of Russian Literature and Music at the University of Oxford, Fellow in Tutor in Russian at Wadham College, and Director of TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities). He read French, German and Russian at Durham University, before completing a DPhil in Russian Literature at Oxford, and held organ scholarships at both universities during his studies. His research has been supported by postdoctoral and mid-career fellowships from the British Academy, as well as research fellowships at the Institutes of Advanced Study in both Paris and Princeton. In 2009, he received a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Modern Languages and the Philip Brett Award of the American Musicological Association. He is the author of a number of books, including Rosa Newmarch and Russian Music in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century England (2009), The Correspondence of Jean Sibelius and Rosa Newmarchi, 1906-1939 (2011), and, most recently, Pyotr Tchaikovsky (2016). In addition to his academic work, he collaborates closely with a number of leading arts and cultural organisations, and has produced essays, given talks and provided translations for BBC Radio 3, ARTE, the Philharmonic Orchestra, Garsington Opera, WNO, Wigmore Hall, the Salzburg Festival and, of course, the Oxford Lieder Festival.

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Composed Title Composer
V tishi i mrake tainstvennoj nochi (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
Landysh (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
Ne zazhigaj ognja! (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
Ne plach', moj drug (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
O chjom mechtajesh' ty? (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
Ja videl inogda (Op. 38) Anton Arensky
The Stars (VWV 1059) Pauline Viardot
Ya pomnyu chudnoe mgnovene ('I remember a wondrous moment') Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
Kak sladko s toboju mne byt' ('How sweet is it to be with you') Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
Skazhi, zachem ('Tell me, why?') Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
Tu et Vous Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky
Youth and a maiden Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky
Vljubljon ja, deva-krasota ('I'm in love, beautiful maiden') Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky
Nochnoj zefir ('Night zephyr') Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky
Gde ty, zvjozdochka ('Where art thou, little star? ') Modest Mussorgsky
Otchego, skazhi, dusha-devica ('Tell me, why, dear maiden') Modest Mussorgsky
Night (Romance - fantasia) Modest Mussorgsky
Po Griby ('Gathering mushrooms') Modest Mussorgsky
Lullaby Modest Mussorgsky
Serenade Modest Mussorgsky
Trepak Modest Mussorgsky
Polkovodec ('Field marshal') Modest Mussorgsky
Noktjurn ('Nocturne') (Op. 17 no.7) Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev
Stalaktity ('Stalactites') (Op. 26 no.6) Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev
Music (Op. 26 no.4) Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev
Ya bil u ney (Op. 14 no.4) Sergei Rachmaninov
V moyey dushe (Op. 14 no.10) Sergei Rachmaninov
Ti pomnish’li vecher Sergei Rachmaninov
Mi otdokhnyom (Op. 26 no.3) Sergei Rachmaninov
Klubitsa volnou ('Persian Song') Anton Rubinstein
O, dolgo budu ja, v molchan'i nochi tajnoj (Op. 4 no.3) Sergei Rachmaninov
Chera mï vstretilis ('Yesterday we met') (Op. 26 no.13) Sergei Rachmaninov
Ikalos li tebe, Natsha ('Did you hiccup, Natasha') (TN ii/54) Sergei Rachmaninov
Ne poi krasavitsa (Op. 4 no.4) Sergei Rachmaninov
Nevesta, 'Bride' Georgy Sviridov
Bogomater v gorode, 'Virgin in the city' Georgy Sviridov
Rodina, shchaslivyi i neiskhodnyi chas!, 'O my homeland, O joyful and eternal hour' Georgy Sviridov
Sred shumnovo bala ('Amid the din of the ball') (Op. 38 no.3) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Khotel by v jedinoje slovo ('Would like a single word') (TH 100) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Solovej ('The Nightingale') (Op. 60 no.4) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Moj genij, moj angel, moj drug ('My genius, My Angel, My Friend') (TH 89) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Otchego ('Why?') (Op. 6 no.5) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
My sideli s toboj ('We sat with you') (Op. 73 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Blagoslovlyayu vas, lesa ('I bless you, Forests') (Op. 47 no.5) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Primiren'e ('Reconciliation') (Op. 25 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Sleza drozhit ('A tear trembles') (Op. 6 no.4) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ni slova, o drug moj ('Not a word, o my friend') (Op. 6 no.2) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Snova, kak prezhde ('Again, as before, alone') (Op. 73 no.6) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Don Zhuan serenade, 'Don Juan's Serenade' / Don Giovanni's Serenade (Op. 38 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Uzh ty, niva moja, nivushka (Op. 4 no.5) Sergei Rachmaninov
Son (Op. 8 no.5) Sergei Rachmaninov
Ne ver' mne drug, kogda v izbytke gorja (Op. 14 no.7) Sergei Rachmaninov
Jeshchjo v poljakh belejet sneg (Op. 14 no.11) Sergei Rachmaninov
Oni otvechali (Op. 21 no.4) Sergei Rachmaninov
Siren’ (Op. 21 no.5) Sergei Rachmaninov
Zdes' khorosho (Op. 21 no.7) Sergei Rachmaninov
Melodija (Op. 21 no.9) Sergei Rachmaninov
Kak mne bol'no (Op. 21 no.12) Sergei Rachmaninov
U mojego okna (Op. 26 no.10) Sergei Rachmaninov
Kakoje schast'e (Op. 34 no.12) Sergei Rachmaninov
Margaritki (Op. 38 no.3) Sergei Rachmaninov
Krysolov (Op. 38 no.4) Sergei Rachmaninov
Son (Op. 38 no.5) Sergei Rachmaninov
Poljubila ja ('The Soldier's Wife') (Op. 8 no.4) Sergei Rachmaninov
Na kholmakh Gruzii ('On Georgia's Hills') (Op. 3 no.4) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Kogda volnuyetsya zhelteyushchaya niva ('When the ripening wheat fields gently stir') (Op. 40 no.1) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Drobitsya, i pleshchet, i brizzhet volna ('The wave breaks') (Op. 46 no.1) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Serenade (Op. 4 no.4) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Plenivshis rozoj, solovey ('The Nightingale') (Op. 2 no.2) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
To bylo ranneju vesnoj ('It was early spring') (Op. 38 no.2) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Den' li carit ('Can it be day?') (Op. 47 no.6) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Skazhy o chom v teni vetvej ('Oh say, what is it, in shady branches') (Op. 57 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Vcherashnaya noch’ ('Last night') (Op. 60 no. 1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Kukushka ('The Cuckoo') (Op. 54 no.8) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ne ver' moj drug, ('Do not believe it, my friend') (Op. 6 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Nyet tolko tot kto znal ('None but the lonely heart') (Op. 6 no.6) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Kolybel`naja pesnja, 'Lullaby' (Op. 16 no.1) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ja li v pole da ne travushka (Op. 47 no.7) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Tilim-bom Igor Stravinsky
Gusi - lebedi ('Geese, Swans') Igor Stravinsky
Pesenka medvedya ('The bear's little song') Igor Stravinsky
Pesn' Saula pered boem ('King Saul') Modest Mussorgsky
Ja ‑‑ cvetok polevoj, ja ‑‑ lilija dolin ('Hebrew Song') Modest Mussorgsky
Zaklinanie vody i ognja (Op. 36) Sergei Prokofiev
Babočka (Op. 36) Sergei Prokofiev
Ja prinës tebe vkradčivyj list (Op. 36) Sergei Prokofiev
Stolby (Op. 36) Sergei Prokofiev
Golos ptic (Op. 36) Sergei Prokofiev
Spyashchaya Knyazhna, 'The Sleeping Princess' Alexander Borodin
Pesnya Mefistofelya o blokhe, 'The Song of the Flea' Modest Mussorgsky
Na smert' chizhika (Op. 21 no.8) Sergei Rachmaninov
Ditja, kak cvetok ty prekrasna, 'My child you are as beautiful as a flower' (Op. 8 no.2) Sergei Rachmaninov
Voron, 'The Raven' (Op. 52) Nikolai Medtner
Sud'ba (Op. 21 no.1) Sergei Rachmaninov
Morskaja Carevna, 'The Sea Princess' Alexander Borodin
Angel i demon, 'Angel and Demon' Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ni otzyva, ni slova, ni priveta, ('No Response, no Word, no Greeting') (Op. 28 no.5) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
I ruki l'nut k rukam, 'Hands cling to hands' (Op. 68) Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Zhelten'kaja ptichka, 'Little yellow bird' (Op. 68) Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Ne ukhodi, ne prostivshis' so mnoi, 'Do not leave me without saying farewell' (Op. 68) Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Snovidenije (Op. 60) Alexander Glazunov
Snovidenije César Antonovich Cui
Snovidenije Anton Arensky
Snovidenije Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
O, esli by ozerom byl ja nočnym ( Op. 76 no.5) Alexander Gretchaninov
Ja pokinul rodimyj dom, 'I have bid farewell to my native home' Georgy Sviridov
Boljashchij dukh vrachuet pesnopen'e, 'Song can tend the ailing spirit' Valentin Silvestrov
Rodina slyshit, 'The motherland hears' (Op. 86) Dmitri Shostakovich
Moi stikhi, 'To my verses' (Op. 143) Dmitri Shostakovich
Son, 'Dream' (Op. 100) Dmitri Shostakovich
Kolybel’naya, 'Lullaby' (Op. 79 no.3) Dmitri Shostakovich
Broshennyi otets, 'An abandoned father' (Op. 79 no.6) Dmitri Shostakovich
Pesnja o nuzhde, 'Song of want' (Op. 79 no.7) Dmitri Shostakovich
Khoroshaja zhizn, 'The good life' (Op. 79 no.9) Dmitri Shostakovich
Vozrozhdenie, 'Rebirth' (Op. 46 no.1) Dmitri Shostakovich
Iunoshu, gor’ko rydaia, 'A youth and a maiden' (Op. 46 no.2) Dmitri Shostakovich
Predchuvstvie, 'Foreboding' (Op. 46 no.3) Dmitri Shostakovich
Stantsy, 'Stanzas' (Op. 46 no.4) Dmitri Shostakovich
Sinitsa, (La Mesange) Pauline Viardot
Solovey i roza, 'The Nightingale and the Rose' Benjamin Britten
Noch'yu, 'Des Nachts', 'Night' (VWV: 1056) Pauline Viardot
Cvetok, 'Die Blümlein' (VWV: 1018) Pauline Viardot
Ptichka, 'The Little Bird' Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ne veter, veja s vysoty (Op. 43 no.2) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
O chjom v tishi nochej (Op. 40 no.3) Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov