composer Andrey Semenov
COMPOSER
ANDREY SEMENOV
(only major works are indicated)
music for musical theater
 
Andrey Semenov - Music for musical theater
COMPLAINTS BOOK
grotesque-revue based on Anton Chekhov's short story (1988)
 
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TALES ABOUT CHICHA
pitiable semblance of grotesque opera in two acts
librtetto by the author (1989)
 
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ON YOUR KNEES!
grotesque opera with the living veins of folk traditions
libretto by the author, based on the extracts from the works by Kozma Prutkov,
in three acts (1990)



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MOON WOLVES
chamber opera for three soloists, vibraphone and 18 cellos
libretto by the author based on the play by Nina Sadur The Mongrel,
in two episodes (1991)
  CD recording
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AN EVENING IN COPENHAGEN
farcical operetta in two acts
libretto by Yury Entin based on Nikolay Erdmann's play Mandate (1992)

AMPHITRION, OR TELL ME, MOLIERE?!
show in three acts
Libretto by the author based on the extracts from Jean-Batiste Moliere's plays Amphitrion and Comical Pastorale (1994–1995)
  CD recording  

OMSK CAPTIVE
(or Truthful Story about Uvenkay, the Pupil of Asian School of Translators in the City of Omsk)

opera in two acts, six tableaux with prologue and epilogue
libretto by Nikolay Skorik on the basis of works by Leonid Martynov
excerpts from Alexander Pushkin's poem Caucasian Captive were used in the opera (1996–1997)
Sheet music CD recording Video fragment

BRIGADEER (Vintage Cupids)
vaudeville in two acts
libretto and lyrics by Yuliy Kim, based on Denis Fonvisin's play (1998)
Sheet music    

COME TO CELEBRATE WITH US
musical in four tableaux with Prologue and Finale
(written for a 1999 New Year Festivity in Kremlin)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (1998)
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27 OPERAS BY ANDREY SEMENOV, cycle (1999–2001): Sheet music    

AN OPERA ABOUT OPERA
introduction to the cycle
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum

W.A. Mozart – A.V. Semenov
DON GIOVANNI

opera
libretto by L.Ponte, verses by N.Konchalovskaya and A.Semenov

Mikhail Glinka – Andrey Semenov
IVAN SUSANIN

opera
libretto by baron von Rosen and Andrey Semenov

Giuseppe Verdi – Andrey Semenov
RIGOLETTO

opera
libretto by F. Piave, based on the drama by V. Hugo

Peter Tchaikovsky – Andrey Semenov
EUGENE ONEGIN

lyrical scenes
text on the basis of Pushkin

GREEN RECORD
opera
libretto by the author based on children's folklore as retold by Edouard Uspensky.

OLD UNCLE MAZAY AND HARES
opera
libretto by Alexander Zhitkov based on the extracts from the eponymous poem by Nikolay Nekrasov

STEP-LADDER
opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum
  CD recording  

DOUBLE-HANDLED SAW
opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum
  CD recording  

OIL-OPERATED RADIATOR
opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum
  CD recording  

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE
opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum

DISLOCATION OF A CROW
opera
on a popular libretto
    Video fragment

TEDDY BEAR IN NORTHERN REGIONS
opera
libretto by the author based on the fairy tale by Maria Kolmo
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A MAN WITH A GUN
opera
libretto by the author based on the play by Nikolay Pogodin
  CD recording
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Video fragment

AN OCCURENCE IN A KITCHEN GARDEN
opera
libretto by Kozma Prutkov

PARTISAN CAMPING OPERA
libretto by the author based on Arkady Gaidar's play The Passer-by
  CD recording Video fragment

MURDERER BABYSITTER
opera
libretto by Alexander Vvedensky
(an extract from the play New Year Celebration at Ivanovs')
Sheet music CD recording  

A SEQUEL TO "EUGENE ONEGIN"
opera
libretto by the author based on the extracts from Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin

GOGOL
opera
libretto by Viktor Shenderovich

VIVAT AFRICA!
opera-anecdote
libretto by the author based on a popular anecdote

THREE SISTERS
opera
ibretto by the author based on Anton Chekhov's play
a poem Tararabumbia by Alexander Vvedensky was used in the opera

HOW TO REACH THE SKY
opera
libretto by the author based on the short story by Daniil Harms
  CD recording  

SUVOROV'S PASSAGE THROUGH ALPS
opera-tableau
libretto by Alexander Zhitkov based on the impressions of the eponymous painting by Vasily Surikov
original expressions from Alexander Suvorov's book Science of Being Victorious were used in the libretto
  CD recording  

INSPECTOR GENERAL
opera
libretto by the author based on the play by N.V. Gogol
  CD recording  

TWELVE FEATS OF HERACLES
opera in nine acts
libretto by Alexander Zhitkov and Andrey Semenov based on the motives from the Ancient Greek myth

STEAMBOAT FROM ODESSA
opera-buffo
libretto by the author based on the humoresque by Mikhail Zhvanetsky
verses by Alexander Pushkin were used in the opera
  CD recording  

FAUST IN THE HELL
opera
libretto by the author based on the sketches by Alexander Pushkin
  CD recording Video fragment

LIGHTS OF THE BIG CITY
opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum and Andrey Semenov on the basis of the film and music by Charlie Chaplin
musical themes by Charlie Chaplin, Maestro Padilla, as well as the excerpt from Tchaikovsky's opera Iolanta, were used in the opera


SALT OF THE EARTH
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2000)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (1999)
Sheet music CD recording
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JEWISH CHALK-DRAWN CIRCLE
musical
play and verses by Alexander Sinelnikov (1999)
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RUN, STEEDS, RUN!
musical based on the play by Edgar Egadze
verses by Vladislav Starchevsky (2000)

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Video fragment

NAKED KING
musical based on the play by Yevgeny Schwartz
verses by Yury Kushak (2000–2001)
Sheet music CD recording  

Peter Tchaikovsky – Andrey Semenov
EUGENE ONEGEN
silent opera
libretto by Ilya Epelbaum based on the libretto by Konstantin Shilovsky, poem by Alexander Pushkin, and short novel by Ray Bradbury
verses by Alexander Pushkin, Alexander Zhitkov, and Konstantin Shilovsky (2000–2002)
  CD recording  

SCHOOL OF MIRACLES
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2003)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2002)
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NEW YEAR ADVENTURES OF IVANUSHKA AND HUMPBACKED LITTLE STALLION
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2004)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin based on the extracts from the fairy tale by P.P. Yershov Konyok-Gorbunok (2003)
Sheet music CD recording  

NEW YEAR NEAR LUKOMORIE
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2005)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2004)
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BLINDED ONES
musical based on the play by Edgar Egadze
verses by Vladislav Starchevsky (2004)
  CD recording
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NEW YEAR LIGHTHOUSE
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2006)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2005)
  CD recording
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BRUTISH SHOW
libretto by Sergey Oleksyak and Vladislav Starchevsky (2005–2006)
  CD recording Video fragment

CINDERELLA (Zolushka – rus.)
on scenario of the same name by Eugeny Schwarz
stage version by Zhanna Zherder
verses by Eugeny Schwarz and Zhanna Zherder (2006)
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Video fragment

THE CONTENDER OF A DEVIL
musical thriller in 2 acts
libretto by Alexander Zhitkov, based on motives by Patrick Suskind's Das Parfum (2003-2006) (2003–2006)
    Video fragment

THE FAIRY TALE ON THE JOURNEY
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2007)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2006)
 
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THE MAGIC BOOK
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2008)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2007)
 
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KARLSSON-ON-THE-ROOF
musical for children in 2 acts
libretto by Zhanna Zherder, based on motives by Astrid Lindgren's book series (2007–2008)
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Video fragment

FANFAN, THE TULIP, AND ADELINA
operetta in 2 acts
libretto and verses by Vladislav Starchevsky (2007–2008)
    Video fragment

IN A FAIRY TALE TO TALE
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2009)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2008)
    Video fragment

ROMEO AND JULIET
operetta
libretto by Sergey Plotov, based on motives by William Shakespeare tragedy (2009)

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF A CHRISTMAS TREE
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2010)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2009)

GIACOMO
opera in two acts
libretto by Marina Tsvetaeva.
1st act: The Adventure (2008–2010)

ROADS WE CHOOSE
musical in two acts
the play by Valery Arkhipov and Vladislav Starchevsky, based on works of O'Henry. Verses by Vladislav Starchevsky (2010)
в постановке Театра Сатиры — «Дороги, которые нас выбирают»
    Video fragment

MYSTERY OF THE NEW YEAR PLANET
musical extravaganza (Kremlin New Year Celebration,2011)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2010)

HOUR OF MIRACLES (The Age of Miracles)
musical extravaganza (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2012)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2011)

INEFFABLE BEAUTY
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2013)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2012)

THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF BURATINO
opera in 2 acts
libretto by Sergey Plotov and Andrey Semenov by Alexei Tolstoy fairy tale The Golden Key, or the Adventures of Buratino
verses by Sergey Plotov (2013)

WHERE TO FIND FEATHER OF THE FIREBIRD?
musical extravaganza (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2014)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2013)

LOVE AND PIGEONS
musical comedy
play by Vladimir Gurkin, verses by Sergei Plotov (2013–2014)

MAGIC COLORS
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2015)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2014)

NEW YEAR ADVENTURES OF THE FAIRY TALE
musical extravaganza (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2016)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2015)

NEW YEAR AT LUKOMORIE
musical (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2017)
play by Ilya Schinov, verses by Andrey Syomin (2016)

NEW YEAR STAR
musical extravaganza (Kremlin New Year Celebration, 2018)
libretto and verses by Andrey Syomin (2017)

BIG SPREE OF BUCK AND PERRY
opera
libretto by Vladislav Starchevsky based on the novel The Lonesome Road by O. Henry (2016–2017)

STRANGE MRS. SAVAGE
musical
libretto by Zhanna Zherder, based on the play by John Patrick (2007–2018)

 



symphonic music
 
Andrey Semenov - Symphonic music

SYMPHONY No. 1 in three movements (1997–1998)

SYMPHONY No. 2 in four movements (2003)

CONCERTO for Viola and Orchestra in three movements (1991)

CONCERTO for Bass Trombone and Orchestra in three movements (1995)  
CD recording
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CONCERTO for Contrabass and Orchestra in three movements (2000)   CD recording  

CONCERTINO for Gran Cassa and Orchestra (2005)   CD recording  

CONCERTO for Cello and Orchestra in three movements (2007-2008)

BARON MUNCHAUSEN'S FLIGHT ON THE CANNON BALL, OR SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE
symphonic tableau for children based on the short novel by Erich Raspe
Astride the Cannon Ball (1991)

CLOWN'S PRAYER, symphonic piece (1997)

NIGHT AT THE CONSERVATORY
performance for symphony orchestra (2005)
    Video fragment

KATE CAN DO EVERYTHING!
piece for 42 solo percussion instruments and orchestra (2014)
    Video recording of the premiere performance

THROUGH THE LAURELS AND SCARS
piece for flute, trumpet, and orchestra (2015)
    Video recording from the Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, 01/11/2015

SUITE from the opera OMSK CAPTIVE
for the large orchestra (2015)

THREE PIECES from the ballet SHADOW («Ten»)
for the large orchestra (2015)

SUITE from the music for the play GOODBYE, DEAD ONES
for the small symphony orchestra (2016)

TWO PIECES (Black Ship, Motion)
for the large orchestra (2012–2017)

 



chamber Music
 
Andrey Semenov - Chamber music

SONATA for viola and piano #1 in three movements (1989) Sheet music CD recording  

SONATA for viola and piano #2 in three movements (2010–2011) Sheet music    

SONATA for cello and piano in three movements (1990)   CD recording  

SONATINA for harp (1990–1991)

ETUDE-SONATA for solo oboe (1991)

SONATA for clarinet and piano in three movements (1994)

SONATA for piano in three movements (1995) Sheet music CD recording  

MOVEMENTS OF THE HEART, sonata for flute and piano (2001) Sheet music

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SONATA for percussion in four movements, for two performers (2018)

Biryulik. MAIKAPARKI, bagatelles cycle for piano four hands (1989)
[Note: the title implies an hommage to Alexander Maikapar, composer who predominantly wrote music for children, amongs others Birulki for piano]
Sheet music CD recording  

DIVERTISSEMENT for solo violin (1991)

POEM for solo bassoon (1994)   CD recording  

THEME AND FOURTEEN VARIATIONS for piano (1996) Sheet music CD recording  

FOUR MODERN PIECES FOR CHILDREN for piano (2015)

VOCALISE for solo contrabass (2000) Sheet music CD recording  

DUO for viola and harp (1993)   CD recording  

ETUDE for violin and carillion (1994)   CD recording  

TRIO on the themes from Giuseppe Verdi's LA TRAVIATA
for flute, bassoon, and piano (1990)

TEN VARIATIONS AND FUGUE ON ADYG THEME
for violin, oboe, and bassoon (1993)
  CD recording  

BALLAD for clarinet, bassoon and piano (1996) Sheet music CD recording  

TRIO for violin, cello, and piano in four movements (1998) Sheet music CD recording  

TRIO for two mandolins and mandola in three movements (1999–2000)   CD recording  

QUARTET No.1 («Telephones») in three movements (1990)

QUARTET No.2 in three movements (1992)

SIX VENETIAN PIECES
for flute, harp, piano, and violin (2005)
  CD recording  

DODECAPHONY
two miniatures for two violins, viola, cello, and piano (1989)

QUINTET for oboe and strings in four movements (1992–1993)

QUINTET for flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn, and bassoon in two movements (1995–1996) Sheet music CD recording  

PROLOGUE for two violins, viola, cello, and piano (2002)   CD recording  

CAPRICCIO for bassoon and strings (2005)   CD recording  

REVUE IN THE OLDEN STYLE
for flute, oboe, clarinet, alto saxophone, french horn, and bassoon (1997–1998)
Sheet music CD recording  

ITALIAN CONCERTO
for flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, and bassoon (1998)
Sheet music CD recording  

SCHERZO-FANTASIA for clarinet and orchestra (1987–1988) Sheet music    

INTERMEZZO for string orchestra (1990)

CONCERT MARCH in honor of Chamber Collegium for flute, trumpet, and woodwind octet (1991)

KING'S CONCERTINO for bassoon and string orchestra in three movements (1991)   CD recording  

HYMN for two orchestras (2010).

TRIPLE CONCERTO для for violin, cello, piano and string orchestra in four movements (2005–2014)




choral works, cantatas
 
Andrey Semenov - choral works, cantatas

THE SILHOUETTE OF PETENERA
poem for tenor, two sopranos, choir, organ, piano, and percussion
lyrics by Federico Garcia Lorca, russian translation by M. Samayev (1988)
  CD recording  

CONCERTO for mixed choir a cappella
on the texts from Russian Orthodox ordinary (1996)

SALVATION
cantata for four soloists and orchestra on the verses by Daniil Harms
according to the plan by Daniil Dandan (2003)
  CD recording  

LOVE IS IMMORTAL!
cantata no. 2 for soprano, two mezzo-sopranos and orchestra
lyrics by Mikhail Levitin(2003)
Sheet music    

MAYKOP IS THE BEST CITY ON EARTH!
cantata #3 for soloist (soprano or tenor),
mixed choir and orchestra (2017)

CHORAL PIECE on the verses by N.A. Nekrasov (1993)

CHORAL FUGUE on the text by Alexander Vvedensky (1994)

CHORAL PIECE on the verses by Yevgeny Schwartz (1995) Sheet music    

 



chamber vocal works
 
Andrey Semenov - chamber vocal works

FIVE POEMS BY PABLO NERUDA
for voice and piano (1989)

Sheet music
Sheet music
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SPECTACLES
vocal circle on the verses by Marcus Valerius Martialis, Henrich Heine, and Pablo Neruda for soprano, tenor, baritone, and piano (1989–1990)

Sheet music
Sheet music


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FIVE SONNETS BY PABLO NERUDA
for soprano and piano (1989–1990)

LITTLE SUITE
on the verses by Nina Krasnova
for female voice and cello (1990)
  CD recording  

IN THE DEEP OF THE BELLS
fantasia for voice and piano based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen (Russian translation by A. Hansen) (1991)
Sheet music CD recording  

CONCERT BALLAD
for high soprano and piano
on the verses by Henrich Heine (1991)
Sheet music    

POSTLUDE for soprano a cappella
on the verses by Federico Garcia Lorca (1992)

THEATRICAL PROLOGUE
verses by Andrey Semenov and Yuly Kim (1992–1993)

SPECTACLES-2, OR MONOLOGUES BY THE FEROCIOUS ONE
vocal circle on the verses by Nikolay Oleynikov
for characteristic baritone and piano (1992)
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BEYOND THE SEAS HEARTS ARE ABLAZE
vocal cycle on the verses by Leonid Martynov
for voice and piano (1994)
Sheet music CD recording
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CONCERTO for female voice and chimes
on the texts of Russian folk chastushki (humorous situational ditties in Russian folk tradition) (1994)
Sheet music CD recording Video fragment

CONCERT OF LORA COLLY (Hail, Passion!)
song cycle on the verses by Sergey Zarubin
for voice and piano (1994–1995)

THREE SONGS on the verses by Marina Tsvetayeva
(intended for but not included in various dramatic productions)
for voice and piano (1995)

SAD MUSIC
on the verses by Alexander Blok
for voice and piano (1995–1996)
Sheet music    

LYRICISM OF CIVIL AWARENESS (Benign Night Scares from Zimfer)
cantata for soloist and piano
on the verses by Alexander Prokofiev (1996–1997)
  CD recording Video fragment

COLOR LANTERN OF DECEIT
musical divertissement on the verses by A.S. Pushkin, A.A. Blok, Sasha Chorny, and F.G. Lorca (1997)
    Video fragment

TWO BROTHERS
ballad for voice and piano
texts taken from English folk poetry. Russian translation by G. Plisetsky (1998–1999)

FOUR PATRIOTIC SONGS
on the verses by Daniil Harms (2000)
Sheet music    

THREE SONGS
on the verses by David Samoylov (2001-2002)
Sheet music    

MOUTH WITHOUT A LOCK
songs cycle for children
on the verses by Sasha Cherny(2007)
Sheet music CD recording  

SIMPLE SONGS
song cycle on the verses by Yury Koval (2012)

ARIA for countertenor and orchestra
at the text of the Canon of Repentance to our Lord Jesus Christ (2014)

Songs and romances Z. Volkonskaya, V. Zhukovsky, V. Mezhevich, A. Blok, K. Balmont, A. Kochetkov, L. Martynov, V. Lugovskoy, V. Nabokov, Yu. Korinets, V. Druk, Yu. Kim, D. Samoylov, Yu. Ryashentsev, Yu. Entin, V. Zababashkin, A. Smogul, A. Semenov etc.

 



music for the dramatic productions
 
Andrey Semenov - music for the dramatic productions

NIGHT VOICES (1988) Sheet music    

THE MISTRESS OF THE INN (1993–1994)



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L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE (1994)

GOD IS LIKELY ALL AROUND (1994) Sheet music CD recording Video fragment

GOODBYE, DEAD ONES (Flight of Di Grasso) (1994)   CD recording
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LYNX NAMED RYS (1994)   CD recording  

CHRONICLES (1995)

IN THE LIGHT OF STRANGERS' CANDLES (1996)

TAMING OF THE SHREW (1995–1996)   CD recording  

ABOUT NEW YEAR CELEBRATION AT IVANOVS' (1996)


Sheet music
Sheet music
CD recording  

ADOLESCENT (1996)

WHERE DID IVAN KUZMICH DISAPPEAR? (1997) Sheet music CD recording  

GREETINGS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN… (1988) Sheet music    

NOTES BY AN INEBRIATED PERSON (1998–1999)   CD recording  

PHANTOMS (1998–1999)

BIRDS (1999–2000)   CD recording
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HAMLET (1999–2000)   CD recording  

WHITE SHEEP (2000) Sheet music CD recording  

RUN, STEEDS, RUN! (2000)


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Video fragment

A MAN CAME TO A WOMAN (2000)

MISANTHROPE (2001)

RUSSIAN LESSONS (2001)   CD recording  

RUSSIAN PREFERENCE [in the sense of card game] (2002) Sheet music CD recording  

CANDELIS (2002)

COMEDIANS (2003)

SCHWEIK, OR HYMN TO IDIOCY (2002–2004) Sheet music    

SUER-VYER /I. Suer/ (2004) Sheet music CD recording  

MOUTH WITHOUT A LOCK (2007) Sheet music CD recording  

DRUMMER'S FATE (2008)   CD recording  

MOLIÈRE (2009)   CD recording  

KAPNIST HITHER AND THITHER (2009)

TRIUMPH AT TRIUMPHALNAYA (2009)

WHO IS THE AUTHOR OF THIS OUTRAGE? (2010)

PERDU MONOCLE (L'affaire de la rue De Lourcine) (2010)

THE FOOLS (2011)

CARLO, THE HONEST ADVENTURER (2012)   CD recording  

OLD HOTTABYCH (2013)     composition «Circus» from the score for the play

GLASS OF WATER (2016)

 



music for the documentary, feature and animated films
 
Andrey Semenov — Music for the documentary, feature and animated films

HOTEL AT A HALF-WAY TO THE MOON (1992)

PUTSCH-2 (1995)

THIRTEEN PLUS… (2001)

TWO DESTINIES (song of the Bird Of Hope), 2002

TRAVESTY (2006)

SALVATION (2007)

LARGE WICK (2010)

HOLIDAY FOR ELEPHANTS (2011)

ANDREY KHIZHINA AND HIS GRIEF (2014–2015)
 

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