Arkas, Nikolai (Nikolaievich)

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Arkas, Nikolai (Nikolaievich)

Arkas, Nikolai (Nikolaievich), Ukrainian composer and writer on music; b. Nikolayev, Jan. 7, 1853; d. there, March 26, 1909. He was active as a collector and compiler of Ukrainian, !folk songs. His opera Katerina (1891; Moscow, Feb. 12, 1899) was one of the earliest Ukrainian works in the genre.


Istoriya Ukrainï-Rusi (St. Petersburg, 1908).


L. Kaufman, N. A. (Kiev, 1958).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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