(The Maid of Pskov)

Ivan the Terrible, desirous of removing the autonomous power hitherto the prerogative of the city of Pskov, descends with his army upon its people. But discovering that the adopted daughter of the Governor is the child of Vera Sheloga, whom many years before he had himself betrayed, he is impelled to act with clemency.

synopsis by M. Montagu Nathan, Rimsky-Korsakof, Duffield & Co., New York, 1917.

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