Giacomo (Yakov Nickolayevich) Galvani (1825-1889).

Giacomo (Yakov Nickolayevich) Galvani (1825-1889), singer. Professor of solo singing (1869-1887).

Professor of solo singing (1869-1887).

P.A. Khokhov and M.M. Karyakin.

P.A. Khokhov and M.M. Karyakin, pupils of A.D. Alexandrova Kochetova.

pupils of A.D. Alexandrova Kochetova.

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s letter to A.D. Alexandrova Kochetova.

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s letter to A.D. Alexandrova Kochetova.

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s letter

Alexandra Dormidontova Alexandrova Kochetova (1833-1902), singer.

Alexandra Dormidontova Alexandrova Kochetova (1833-1902), singer, professor of solo (1866-1880).

singer, professor of solo (1866-1880).

P.I. Tchaikovsky. Flagment from Andante cantabile.

P.I. Tchaikovsky. Flagment from Andante cantabile – the second movement of the First Quartet. Autograph.

Flagment from Andate cantabile

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883).

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818-1883), writer. The portrait painted by V.G. Petrov.

writer. The portrait painted by V.G. Petrov

Lev Nickolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910).

Lev Nickolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910), writer. The photograph gifted by Tolstoy to the Conservatoire.

Lev Nickolayevich Tolstoy (1828-1910), writer.

Wilhem (Vassily Fyodorovich) Fitzentagen (1848-1890).

Wilhem (Vassily Fyodorovich) Fitzentagen (1848-1890), German cellist. Professor of cello (1870-1890).

German cellist. Professor of cello (1870-1890).

Karl Klingworth (1830-18-1916).

Karl Klingworth (1830-18-1916), German pianist, conductor. Professor of piano and chamber ensemble (1868-1881).

Professor of piano and chamber ensemble (1868-1881)

Adolf Davidovich Brodsky (1851-1929).

Adolf Davidovich Brodsky (1851-1929), violinist. Teacher of violin (1874-1878).

Teacher of violin (1874-1878).

Teatralnaya Square in Moscow.

Teatralnaya Square in Moscow. Moscow:  the Bolshoi Theater (centre) and the Maly Theater (the 1860s).

the Bolshoi Theater (centre) and the Maly Theater (the 1860s)

Scene from M. I. Glinka’s opera “A Life for the Tsar”.

Scene from M. I. Glinka’s opera “A Life for the Tsar”. (Ivan Susanin) performed by the Conservatoire students (1869).

Scene from M. I. Glinka’s opera

Sergei Vassilyevich Shumsky (1821-1878).

Sergei Vassilyevich Shumsky (1821-1878) dramatic actor. Teacher of scenic art (1868-1872).

Teacher of scenic art (1868-1872)

H. Berlioz’s autograph on the blackboard in the Conservatoire.

H. Berlioz’s autograph on the blackboard in the Conservatoire.

H. Berlioz’s autograph on the blackboard

H. Berlioz’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein.

H. Berlioz’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein. Autograph.

H. Berlioz’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869), French composer, conductor, author of literary writings on music.

French composer, conductor, author of literary writings on music

Playbill announcing H.Berlioz’s concert.

Playbill announcing H.Berlioz’s concert at the Manege (Exerzishaus) building.

concert at the Manege (Exerzishaus) building.

The first Honours’ Board.

The first Honours’ Board at the Conservatorie.

at the Conservatorie.

Prince Vorontsov’s house in Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street.

Prince Vorontsov’s house in Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street, where the Conservatorie located since 1871.

 where the Conservatorie located since 1871.

Nickolai Albertovich Hubert (1840-1888).

Nickolai Albertovich Hubert (1840-1888), music figure. Professor of the theory of music (1870-1888), director (1881-1883).

Professor of the theory of music

Herman Avgustovich Laroche (1845-1904).

Herman Avgustovich Laroche (1845-1904), music critic, composer. Professor of the theory and history of music (1867-1870, 1883-1886).

Professor of the theory and history of music (1867-1870, 1883-1886).

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s pupils at his classes.

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s pupils at his classes of free composition, harmony and instrumentation constituted the first Students’ Quartet of the Moscow Conservatoire.

the Moscow Conservatoire

Pyotr Ivanovich Jurgenson (1836-1903)

Pyotr Ivanovich Jurgenson (1836-1903) founder (1861) and proprietor of P. Jurgenson Music Publishers House (now Muzyka Publishers) and Russia, member of the Directorate, comission agent and attorey to the Moscow Branch of the Russian Music Siciety.

Pyotr Ivanovich Jurgenson (1836-1903)

Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915).

Sergei Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915), pupil of P. I. Tchaikovsky, composer, pianist, conductor, music and public figure. Teacher of musical theory, composition and piano (1878-1905, since 1881- professor), director (1885-1889)

composer, pianist, conductor, music and public figure.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. Music Feuilletons and Notes.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. Music Feuilletons and Notes. The title page of the first edition. Many of  Tchaikovsky’s articles dealt with the concert recitals of professors and students of the Moscow Conservatorie.

Music Feuilletons and Notes. The title page of the first edition.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. A Practical Guide for Studying Harmony

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. A Practical Guide for Studying Harmony. The first page. Autograph.

 A Practical Guide for Studying Harmony. The first page. Autograph.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. The Concise Textbook On Harmony.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky. The Concise Textbook On Harmony. Title page. Autograph.

The Concise Textbook On Harmony. Title page. Autograph

The Conservatoire’s class- room.

The Conservatoire’s class- room for theory of music lessons, in which P.I. Tchaikovsky teught in the 1870s

 in which P.I. Tchaikovsky teught in the 1870s.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), composer.

Pyotr Iljich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), composer, conductor, music critic, music and public figure. Professor of theory music and free composition (1866-1878).

Professor of theory music and free composition

N.G. Rubinstain (in centre).

N.G. Rubinstain (in centre) and H.A. Loroche (sitting first from left) amongst the Russian Music Society leaders.

amongst the Russian Music Society leaders

Berhnard Cossmann (1822-1910), German cellist.

Berhnard Cossmann (1822-1910), German cellist. Professor of cello (1866-1870).

 German cellist. Professor of cello (1866-1870).

Anton Karlovich Door (1833-1899).

Anton Karlovich Door (1833-1899), Austrian pianist. Professor of piano (1866-1869).

Anton Karlovich Door (1833-1899), Austrian pianist. Professor of piano (1866-1869)

Ferdind Laub (1832-1875).

Ferdind Laub (1832-1875), Czech violinist, composer. Professor of violin (1866-1874).

Ferdind Laub

Alexander Ivanovich Djubjuk (1812-1897) pianist.

Alexander Ivanovich Djubjuk (1812-1897) pianist. Professor of piano (1866-1869).

Professor of piano (1866-1869).

The minutes of the first session of the Conservatoire Council of Professors held on the 27th of September, 1866.

The minutes of the first session of the Conservatoire Council of Professors held on the 27th of September, 1866. In French.

The minutes of the first session of the Conservatoire Concil of Professors

Cover of the vocal score edition.

Cover of the vocal score edition of M. I. Glinka’s opera Ruslan and Lydmila.

Cover of the vocal score edition.

Andrei Rublev. Trinity

Andrei Rublev. Trinity.

Trinity

Red Square

Red Square. Moscow

Red Square

Vladimir Fyodorovich Odoyevsky (1804-1869).

Vladimir Fyodorovich Odoyevsky (1804-1869), writer, composer, music and public figure. One of the first directors of the Russian Music Society.

One of the first directors of the Russian Music Society

Рouse at the crossroad of Vozdvizhena Street and Arbatsky Thoroughtfire , where the Moscow Conservatoire located from 1866 to 1871

Рouse at the crossroad of Vozdvizhena Street and Arbatsky Thoroughtfire , where the Moscow Conservatoire located from 1866 to 1871 (has not survived. There is a square in this place now, near the movie Khudozhestvenny).

where the Moscow Conservatoire located from 1866 to 1871

House in Mokhovaya Street.

House in Mokhovaya Street, where the Music Classes of the Russian Music Society located (1864).

House in Mokhovaya Street, where the Music Classes of the Russian Music Society locatedHouse in Mokhovaya Street, where the Music Classes of the Russian Music Society locatedMokhovaya Street,House in Mokhovaya Street, where the Music Classes of the Russian Music Society located House in Mokhovaya Street, House in Mokhovaya Street

Announcement about lessons.

Announcement about lessons at the Music Class.

Announcement about lessons

K. Klindworth’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein.

K. Klindworth’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein. The last page. Autograph.

K. Klindworth’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein.

A. Door’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein.

A. Door’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein. Autograph.

A. Door’s letter to N.G. Rubinstein.

Clara Josephine Schumann, German pianist.

Clara Josephine Schumann (nee Wieck, 1819-1896), German pianist.

Clara Josephine Schumann, German pianist.

Richard Wagher (1813-1883), German composer

Richard Wagher (1813-1883), German composer, conductor and author of literary writing.

Richard Wagher, German composer

Playbill of the first symphonic sobranye.

Playbill of the first symphonic sobranye (concert) at the Moscow Branch of the Russian Music Society (1960).

Playbill of the first symphonic sobranye (concert) at the Moscow.

Henrik Wieniawski (1835-1880).

Henrik Wieniawski (1835-1880), Polish violinist, composer.

Polish violinist, composer

The building of the Russian Nobility Assembly in Moscow.

The building of the Russian Nobility Assembly in Moscow. Lithography (middle of the XIX century).

The building of the Russian Nobility Assembly.

Karl (Konstantin) Karlovich Albrecht (1836-1893).

Karl (Konstantin) Karlovich Albrecht (1836-1893) cellist, music figure. Inspector and teacher of compulsory classes in theory of music and solfege (1866-1889), acting director (1883-1885).

Karl Karlovich Albrecht (1836-1893).

Nickolai Dmitriyevich Kashkin (1839-1920).

Nickolai Dmitriyevich Kashkin (1839-1920), music critic, historian and theorist of music. Professor of theory, history of music, piano (1866-1894).

music critic, historian and theorist of music.

Eduard Leontyevich Langer (1836-1905).

Eduard Leontyevich Langer (1836-1905), pianist, composer. Teacher of piano, organ and elementary theory of music (1866-1905).

Eduard Leontyevich Langer (1836-1905), pianist, composer.

Nickolai Grigorevch Rubinstein (1835-1881)

Nickolai Grigorevch Rubinstein (1835-1881), pianist, conductor, music and public figure, founder and first direcror of the Music Classes in Moscow (1860-1865) and of the Moscow Conservatoire (18866-1881).

Nickolai Grigorevch Rubinstein

Lace maker Galina Mamrovskaya.

Lace maker Galina Mamrovskaya, Lenin Komsomol Prize Winner.

Lace maker

Galina Mamrovskaya, Detail of the runner A Twig.

Galina Mamrovskaya, Detail of the bobbin-lace runner A Twig in linen and thick cotton threads. 1977 Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of the runner A Twig.

Tatyana Rukhova, Detail of towel.

Tatyana Rukhova, Detail of a bobbin-lace towel in linen am thick cotton threads, 1976, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of  towel.

Yelena Berdega, Detail of a towel showing cockerels.

Yelena Berdega, Detail of a linen towel showing cockerels Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of a towel showing cockerels.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Presentation piece A Snowflake.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Bobbin-lace presentation piece A Snowflake in linen thread, 1977, Diam. 17, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association,Vologda.

Presentation piece A Snowflake.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village

Angelina Rakcheeva, Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village in cotton thread, 1975, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village

Lace maker A. Rakcheeva.

Lace maker Angelina Rakcheeva.

 Angelina Rakcheeva.