Mikhail Fabianovich Gnessin (1883-1957).

Mikhail Fabianovich Gnessin (1883-1957), composer, author of literary writings on music. Professor of composition (1925-1936). Together with his pupils at the lesson. Sitting are: M.F. Gnessin, Yu.V. Tikhomirov, N.V. Narimanidze. Standing are: V.P. Gerchik, A.A. Kozakevich, L.M. Birnov, B.I. Karakhan.

Mikhail Fabianovich Gnessin (1883-1957), composer, author of literary writings on music. Professor of composition

Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov.

Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov, pupil of R.G. Gliere, composer, choral conductor. Teacher of score reading and instrumentation (1933-1941, since 1939 – assistant professor). People`s Artist of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labour, Laureate of the Lenin State Prizes.

Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov, pupil of R.G. Gliere, composer, choral conductor.

Reinhold Moritzevich Gliere (1875-1956).

Reinhold Moritzevich Gliere (1875-1956), composer and conductor. Professor of composition and polyphony (1920-1941).

Professor of composition and polyphony (1920-1941)

P. Tchesnokov. Choir and Its Conducting.

P. Tchesnokov. Choir and Its Conducting. Teaching aid for choral conductors (1940).

P. Tchesnokov. Choir and Its Conducting. Teaching aid for choral conductors

Pavel Grigoryevich Tchesnokov (1877-1944), choral conductor, composer.

Pavel Grigoryevich Tchesnokov (1877-1944), choral conductor, composer. Teacher of choral science and choral conducting (1920-1944, since 1921 – professor)

Pavel Grigoryevich Tchesnokov (1877-1944), choral conductor, composer

Nickolai Mikhailovich Danilin (1878-1945).

Nickolai Mikhailovich Danilin (1878-1945), choral conductor. Theater of special choral subjects (1923-1945, since 1930-professor).

Theater of special choral subjects (1923-1945, since 1930-professor).

Nickolai Alexandrovich Garbuzov (1880-1935).

Nickolai Alexandrovich Garbuzov (1880-1935), composer, musicologist. Professor of musical acoustics (1923-1951), director of the Research Instute at the Conservatoire (1934-1937), head of the acoustical laboratoty (1933-1948).

head of the acoustical laboratoty (1933-1948)

Nadezhda Yakovlevna Bryusova (1881-1951).

Nadezhda Yakovlevna Bryusova (1881-1951), music educator, musicologist. Teacher of theory of music and music folklore (1921-1943, since 1921- professor (1922-1928). Together with Semyon Isaakovich Schliefstein (1903-1975), a graduate of the Conservatoire, in the USSR peoples` history of music study (the 1940s).

history of music study

The Conservatoire Music Library.

The Conservatoire Music Library.

Music Library

Stanislav Teofilovich Shatsky (1878-1934).

Stanislav Teofilovich Shatsky (1878-1934), singer, music and public figure. Director (1932-1934).

Director

Valentina Nickolayevna Shatskaya (nee Demyanova) 1882-1978.

Valentina Nickolayevna Shatskaya (nee Demyanova) 1882-1978,  pianist, music and public figure. Teacher of methodology in music education for children (1932-1943), since 1935- professor, deputy director and acting director (1935-1939).

Valentina Nickolayevna Shatskaya (nee Demyanova) 1882-1978,  pianist, music and public figure. Teacher of methodology in music education for children (1932-1943), since 1935- professor, deputy director and acting director (1935-1939).

A.V. Lunachersky and M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov.

A.V. Lunachersky and M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov among the jury of the competition for amateur button – accordion players. Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions (1930).

Hall of Columns of the House of Trade Unions (1930).

Poster announcing.

Poster announcing the Conservatoire postgraduates` concert in the Grand Hall of the Conservatoire (1929).

the Grand Hall of the Conservatoire

Poster annoucing The Conservatoire graduates` concert.

Poster announcing The Conservatoire graduates` concert in the Grand Hall of the Conservatoire (1932).

Poster announcing The Conservatoire graduates`

Poster announcing the concert.

Poster announcing the concert dedicated to M.P. Musorgsky and held in the Grand Hall of the Conservatoire (1931).

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire (1931).

Professor and teachers.

Professor and teachers of the Conservatoire in the Small Hall of the Conservatoire (the 1930s).

Professor and teachers of the Conservatoire

S.P. Titov (father of cosmonaut G.S. Titov).

S.P. Titov (father of cosmonaut G.S. Titov) before leaving for Moscow to study at the Workers` Faculty in the Conservatoire. (1930)

S.P. Titov (father of cosmonaut G.S. Titov) before leaving for Moscow to study at the Workers

Teachers of the Faculty of Music.

Teachers of the Faculty of Music and Pedagogy at the Conservatoire (the 1930s): S.S. Skrebkov, N.R. Kotler, N.M. Danilin, V.N. Shatskaya, B.V. Levik, A.V. Nickolsky.

S.S. Skrebkov, N.R. Kotler, N.M. Danilin, V.N. Shatskaya, B.V. Levik, A.V. Nickolsky

Georgy Lvovich Katuar (1861-1926), composer.

Georgy Lvovich Katuar (1861-1926), composer, musicologist. Professor in theory of music and composition (1917-1926).

Georgy Lvovich Katuar (1861-1926), composer, musicologist.

Georgy Edwardovich Couns (1862-1933), composer, musicologist.

Georgy Edwardovich Couns (1862-1933), composer, musicologist. Teacher of theory of music and composition (1891-1899, 1920-1933, since 1920 – professor). With teachers and students of the Conservatoire. Standing are: I.P. Musian, V.V. Khvostenko, N.A. Sidushin, G. K. Pukst (1927).

I.P. Musian, V.V. Khvostenko, N.A. Sidushin, G. K. Pukst (1927).

Maria Adrianovna Deisha- Sionitskaya (1859-1932), singer.

Maria Adrianovna Deisha- Sionitskaya (1859-1932), singer Professor of solo singing (1921-1932).

Maria Adrianovna Deisha- Sionitskaya (1859-1932), singer

Vera Nickolayevna Petrova-Zvantseva (1876-1944).

Vera Nickolayevna Petrova-Zvantseva (1876-1944), singer. Professor of solo singing (1916-1932). Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR.

Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR

Program of the chamber concert.

Program of the chamber concert performed by N.G. Raisky`s pupils in the Small Hell of the Conservatoire (1936).

 N.G. Raisky`s pupils in the Small Hell of the Conservatoire

Nazary Grigoryevich Raisky (1876-1958).

Nazary Grigoryevich Raisky (1876-1958), singer, Teacher of solo singing. Teacher of solo singing (1919-1929, 1933-1949, since 1923 – professor), (1921-1929), director of the opera studio (1934-1935). Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR.

Merited Art Worker of the RSFSR.

The Road of the October.

The Road of the October. Oratorio – “musical action in three links” for choir, soloists, piano, trumpet, button-accordion and percussion ensemble (1927), a composition jointly created by the following students – composers of the Conservatoire: V.A. Bely, G.S. Bruck, A.A. Dovidenko, M.V. Koval, Z.A. Levina, S.N. Ryauzov, V.M. Tarnopolsky, N.P. Chemberdzhi, B.S. Schechter.

V.A. Bely, G.S. Bruck, A.A. Dovidenko, M.V. Koval, Z.A. Levina, S.N. Ryauzov, V.M. Tarnopolsky, N.P. Chemberdzhi, B.S. Schechter

Students-composers, who constituted the Production Collective of the Moscow Conservaetoire.

Students-composers, who constituted the Production Collective of the Moscow Conservatoire. First row: M.V. Koval, D.A. Rabinovich, V.A. Bely, D. Gachev. Second row: Yu. V. Keldysh, L.N. Lebedinsky, S.A. Krylova, L.L. Kaltat. Third row: A. A. Davidenko, A.A. Solovtsov, S.I. Korev, N. Ya. Vygodsky, B.S. Stinpress (1927).

First row: M.V. Koval, D.A. Rabinovich, V.A. Bely, D. Gachev. Second row: Yu. V. Keldysh, L.N. Lebedinsky, S.A. Krylova, L.L. Kaltat. Third row: A. A. Davidenko, A.A. Solovtsov, S.I. Korev, N. Ya. Vygodsky, B.S. Stinpress (1927)

Alexander Dmitriyvich Kastalsky (1856-1926).

Alexander Dmitriyvich Kastalsky (1856-1926), composer, music folklorist, an authority on choral culture. Professor of choral singing (1922-1926).

Professor of choral singing (1922-1926)

Peasents of the village.

Peasents of the village of Maleyevo in the vicinity of Moscow listen to the radio installed by students of the Conservatoire.

Peasents of the village of Maleyevo in the vicinity of Moscow

Secretaries of local groups of the Komsomol.

Secretaries of local groups of the Komsomol branch at the Conservatoire (1927): I. Ostrovsky, A.V. Bandina, A. Yevteyev.

I. Ostrovsky, A.V. Bandina, A. Yevteyev

The Conservatoire teachers and students.

The Conservatoire teachers and students participating in the demonstration on the 7th of November, 1923.

in the demonstration on the 7th of November

Program of the Conservatoire Students` Orchestra.

Program of the Conservatoire Students` Orchestra performance in the Small Hall of the Conservatoire (1918).

Orchestra performance in the Small Hall of the Conservatoire

The Act effecting the transfer of the immovable.

The Act effecting the transfer of the immovable of the Moscow Branch of the Russian Music Society into the care of the Moscow Conservatoire (1918).

The Act effecting the transfer of the immovable

The Decree.

The Decree on the Moscow and Petrograd Conservatoires singed by V.I. Lenin and A.V. Lunacharsky (1918).

 V.I. Lenin and A.V. Lunacharsky

The Internationale.

The Internationale. Arranged for choir by A.D. Kastalsky. Cover of the edition.

The Internationale.

Report on the Moscow music community.

Report on the Moscow music community meeting and the setting up of the Music Council (1918).

the Music Council

Singing mass songs.

Singing mass songs in the square in front of the Bolshoi Theater (1918).

the Bolshoi Theater

A group of participants.

A group of participants at the Firat Congress of conservatory directors and art-board members of Russia. A page from the “Ves Mir” (“Entire World”) magazine, Iss №3, 1917.

A page from the "Ves Mir" ("Entire World") magazine, Iss №3, 1917

The second Honours` Board.

The second Honours` Board at the Conservatoire.

Board at the Conservatoire.

Yelena Klementyevna Katulskaya.

Yelena Klementyevna Katulskaya among wounded soldiers in the hospital during World War I (1915).

wounded soldiers in the hospital during World War I (1915)

Victor Ivanovich Sadovnikov (1886-1963).

Victor Ivanovich Sadovnikov (1886-1963), pupil of U.A. Massety, A.A. Iljnsky, S.I. Taneyev and R.M. Gliere, singer, composer, conductor. Professor of choral and operatic ensemble (1922-1930), solo singing (1934-1937). Among the wounded (sitting second from left) in the hospital quartered at the Petrograd College of Law (1915)

Petrograd College of Law

Program or the charity concrert.

Program or the charity concert for the benefit of the war victims. (1915).

Program or the charity concert

The group of members.

The group of members of the Moscow Commission on Music Ethnography.

Moscow Commission on Music Ethnography.

A page of the Russian Musical Gazette

A page of the Russian Musical Gazette dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Moscow Branch of the Russian Music Society (1912)

Musical Gazette.

The mustal benefit club.

The mustal benefit club for students of the Conservatoire. Ye. V. Bogoslovsky, A.G. Schor, L.V. Nickolayev, M.S. Nemanova-Lunz (1905).

The mustal benefit club for students of the Conservatoire

Participants of the students` performance.

Participants of the students` performance. The Mandarins` Son. C.A. Ippolitov-Ivanov, condudtor of the performance, is in far left, and producing director N.N. Zvantsen is second from left (1917).

producing director N.N. Zvantsen is second from left (1917).

The programs of students.

The programs of students`s operatic performances conducted by M.M. Ippolitov- Ivanov.

The programs of students`s operatic performances conducted

Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov – Ivanov (1859-1935).

Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov – Ivanov (1859-1935), composer, conductor, music and public figure. People`s Artist of the RSFSR. Teacer of harmony, instrumentation, free composition, operatic class (1893-1935, since 1893 – professor), director (1905-1918), rector (1918-1922).

 since 1893 - professor), director (1905-1918), rector (1918-1922).

A.N. Scriabin.

A.N. Scriabin. The portratit painted by A. Ya. Golovin.

The portratit painted by A. Ya. Golovin.

A. N. Skrabin playing his poem.

A. N. Skrabin playing his poem Prometheus with orchestra conducted by S.A. Koussevitzky. Painting by L.O. Pasternak.

A. N. Skrabin playing his poem Prometheus with orchestra conducted by S.A. Koussevitzky

Alexsander Nickolayevich Scrabin (1872-1915).

Alexsander Nickolayevich Scrabin (1872-1915), composer, pianist. Professor of piano (1898-1903). With his pupils.

Alexsander Nickolayevich Scrabin (1872-1915), composer, pianist. Professor of piano (1898-1903)

One of piano classrooms.

One of piano classrooms in the Conservatoire.

in the Conservatoire.

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire.

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire: interior eragment (St. Cecily stainglass wimdow) of the foyer by the stalls (the 1900s).

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire: interior eragment (St. Cecily stainglass wimdow)

Grand Hall.

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire: a seatarrangement scheme.

Grand Hall of the Conservatoire

The building reconstruction.

The building reconstruction and new concert hall design for the Conservatoire.

The building reconstruction and new concert hall design

A.V. Nezdhdanova.

A.V. Nezdhdanova (pupil of U.A. Masetti), V.R. Petrov (pupil of A.I. Barzal) and E. Gan (pupil of Ye. A. Lavrovskaya) during rehearsals for the students` examination performance of O. Nicolai`s opera Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (the Bolshoi Theatre (1900)

 opera Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (the Bolshoi Theatre (1900)

Umberto Avgustovich Masetti (1869-1919).

Umberto Avgustovich Masetti (1869-1919), Italian singer. Professor of solo singing.

Italian singer. Professor of solo singing.

Lev (Leone) Giraldoni (1826-1897).

Lev (Leone) Giraldoni (1826-1897), Italian singer. Professor of solo singing (1890-1897).

Lev (Leone) Giraldoni (1826-1897)

Camilio Everardi (1825-1899).

Camilio Everardi (1825-1899), Italian singer. Professor of solo sining (1898-1899).

Camilio Everardi (1825-1899), Italian singer.

Varvara Mikhailovna Zarudnaya-Ivanova (1857-1939).

Varvara Mikhailovna Zarudnaya-Ivanova (1857-1939), singer. Professor of solo singing (1893-1924).

Professor of solo singing (1893-1924).

Concert program.

Concert program, featuring the performance of the Conservatotie Students` Orchestra conducted by V.I. Safonov 1890.

Concert program, featuring the performance