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ABOUT THE SONG
From 6 Romances, Op.4, N.3
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo/ Countertenor/ Tenor/ Baritone/ Bass
Original key D Major
Language Russian
Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873 – 1943
Poet Afanasiy Fet 1820 – 1892
Range In the silence of the secret night
Presentation

In the silence of the secret night, a setting by Afanasiy Fet, was composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1890. It is the third lied of his song cycle, 6 Romances.

In 1890, year where the melody was composed, Rachmaninoff is barely seventeen. He is training at the Moscow Conservatoire and falls in love with Vera, the youngest daughter of the Skalon family, living close by. As Vera’s mother forbids any contact between the two, Rachmaninoff writes many romances he hands over to Vera’s oldest sister. He dedicated in the silence of the night, setting a text by Afansij Afanas’evic Fet, to Vera Dmitriyevna Skalon.

Although, this melody is an early work, it already demonstrates Rachmaninoff’s individual sense of harmony and lyrical composition style. The restrained passion expressed in the words of the poem is figured by an elastic, obsessive melody at the vocal line. The accompaniment and vocal line cross each other with ascending and descending phrases, creating sophisticated and expressive dissonances. The pulsing triplet motifs at the piano, open and conclude the song, leading us through the darkness of the night.

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Sheet Music
In the silence of the secret night originated was composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff. The original lyrics are in Russian. The melodious note arrangement of In the silence of the secret night ranges from pianissimo (very soft) mellow notes to forte (loud) notes carrying the player and the audience through an array of vivid emotions. The sweet soft beginning of the music piece gradually increases and decreases the loudness in smooth transitions. This music piece is decorated with phrases, slurs and an arpeggio. A perfect composition for piano players to try with an intermediate knowledge in music. Students can make use of this sweet music piece to improve their knowledge in music expressions, ornaments and sight-reading, while all music lovers could enjoy this brilliant extract whole-heartedly. In the silence of the secret night sheet music produced by Lyribox is clear, precise and is transcribed in English by Lyribox. By purchasing In the silence of the secret night sheet music from us, you can simply sing along as you play this masterpiece on your piano. Unlike many sheet music sold online with all black notations, sheet music we offer you is marked using three distinct colors. While piano notation is illustrated in black, the music expressions and the lyrics are given in red and blue respectively. Get In the silence of the secret night by S. Rachmaninoff sheet music from Lyribox today to enjoy and share this wonderful music composition with your friends and family.

Accompaniment
In the silence of the secret night piano accompaniment is offered by Lyribox is mellow and smooth. It feeds the poem an underlying pulse, adding a sense of propulsion to it. Meanwhile the vocal line flows in a dreamy leisure manner forcing the audience into a calming and languid mood. The vocal line of In the silence of the secret night by Lyribox has the potential to provide slight pitch support for the voice’s sometimes unusual intervals, enhancing the fullness of it. This accompaniment is not at all demanding. Using these rich In the silence of the secret night accompaniments you could create one of the most brilliant performances that is pregnant with layers and layers of expressions. Purchase the In the silence of the secret night piano accompaniment together with the vocal line accompaniment from Lyribox today!

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Translation
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