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I Waited for Thee in the Grotto (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Sans op. C

Transcription of the fourth and last song of Rimsky-Korsakov's Opus 40 cycle, to texts of Mikhail Lermontov and Apollon Maikov.
Maikov's poem 'I waited for thee in the grotto at the appointed hour' is scored for full orchestra with harp.

1921, at Petrograd

First performance

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