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The title of this work can be misleading as to its real content, that of a and not just about the most famous classical composers. It opens with an historical sketch of the topic from 1825-1917 and then has a small bibliography of choral works from famous classical and religious composers. Sections 2 and 3 comprise bibliographies of works by leading figures of Russian choral culture and of works by other composers of Russian religious choral music. The remaining sections are bibliographies of collections of religious vocal music, of theoretical works about church choral music published in both books and periodicals, and a name index. See the entry for I. Goviazin.
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This is a bibliography of . The citations include monographs as well as newspaper and journal articles. The text is divided into the two following sections each arranged chronologically by date of publication and then alphabetically within each date: publications of Russian folk song texts; publications of works about Russian folk songs. Although the compiler admits in the preface that this bibliography does not attempt to be comprehensive, nevertheless it is an excellent place to start doing research in this field. Unfortunately, there is only a name index to supplement the chronological arrangement. See the entries below from 1820 from the second section.