Stone Guest, The

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Stone Guest, The (Kamenny Gost). Opera in 3 acts by Dargomyzhsky, a setting of Pushkin's drama (1830) on same story as Don Giovanni. Comp. 1860–9 and left almost finished. Orch. by Rimsky-Korsakov, ov. by Cui. Prod. St Petersburg 1872. Rev. vers. (re-orch. by Rimsky-Korsakov 1898–1902 and with prelude added 1903), prod. Moscow 1906, Florence 1954, NY 1986, London 1987.