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ČAJKOVSKIJ,P.I.: Tchaikovsky Edition - SBĚRATELSKÁ DÁRKOVÁ EDICE (55CD)

BRILLIANT CLASSICS

AKCE DÁRKOVÁ EDICE

SKLADEM

 

Dostupnost: SKLADEM v eshopu
Číslo produktu: BRIL94650
Vydavatel: BRILLIANT CLASSICS
Zvuk: STEREO
Format / Balení: 55CD
EAN kód: 5028421946504
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CD1
Symphony No.1 in G Minor Op.13 ‘Winter Dreams’
1 I. Daydreams of a winter journey. Allegro tranquillo 12’59
2 II. Land of gloom, land of mist. Adagio cantabile, ma non tanto 11’07
3 III. Scherzo. Allegro scherzando giocoso 7’52
4 IV. Finale. Andante lugubre - Allegro moderato 11’32

5 1812 Ouverture. Festival Overture in E flat Op.49 14’56

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio, Vladimir Fedoseyev conductor (1–4)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Gibson conductor (5)

Total time 58’34

CD2
Symphony No.2 in C Minor Op.17 ‘Little Russian’
1 I. Andante sostenuto – Allegro vivo 12’26
2 II. Andantino marziale – quasi moderato 7’54
3 III. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace 5’53
4 IV. Finale. Moderato assai 11’19

5 Francesca Da Rimini. Symphonic Fantasia in E minor after Dante 26’16

Philharmonia Orchestra
Yuri Simonov conductor

Total time 64’13


CD3
Symphony No.3 in D Op.29 ‘Polish’
1 I. Introduzione e allegro – Moderato assai (Tempo di marcia funebre) – Allegro brillante 13’31
2 II. Alla tedesca – Allegro moderato e semplice 6’47
3 III. Andante elegiaco 9’47
4 IV. Scherzo. Allegro vivo 6’24
5 V. Finale. Allegro con fuoco (Tempo di pollaca) 10’40

6 Hamlet. Fantasy Overture for orchestra in F minor Op.67a 19’02

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio
Vladimir Fedoseyev conductor

Total time 66’43


CD4
Symphony No.4 in F Minor Op.36
1 I. Andante sostenuto – Moderato con anima 19’07
2 II. Andantino in modo di canzona 9’42
3 III. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato 5’32
4 IV. Finale. Allegro con fuoco 9’06

5 Marche Slave Op.31 9’43

London Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 53’17

 

CD5
Symphony No.5 in E Minor Op.64
1 I. Andante – Allegro con anima 15’23
2 II. Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza – Moderato con anima 13’25
3 III. Valse. Allegro moderato 5’50
4 IV. Finale. Andante maestoso – Allegro vivace 12’14

5 Capriccio Italien Op.45 16’40

London Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 63’40


CD6
Symphony No.6 in B Minor Op.74 ‘Pathétique’
1 I. Adagio – Allegro non troppo 18’22
2 II. Allegro con grazia 7’24
3 III. Allegro molto vivace 9’23
4 IV. Finale. Adagio lamentoso – Andante 10’20

5 Overture – The Storm 14’16

London Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 59’56


CD7
Manfred Symphony in B Minor Op.58
1 I. Lento lugubre 18’32
2 II. Vivace con spirito 9’56
3 III. Andante con moto 11’51
4 IV. Allegro con fuoco 19’20

5 Romeo And Juliet. Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare 19’30

Rod Elms organ (1–4)
London Symphony Orchestra, Yuri Simonov conductor (1–4)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Gibson conductor (5)

Total time 79’20


CD8
1 Festival Overture on the Danish National Hymn Op.15 13’10

Hamlet Op.67BIS Incidental music for soprano, baritone & orchestra
2 Overture 10’03

ACT 1
3 Scene 1. Melodrama. Moderato assai 1’34
4 Scene 4. Fanfare. Allegro vivo 0’22
5 Scene 4. Melodrama. Moderato assai 0’41
6 Scene 5. Melodrama. Allegro giusto ed agitato 3’07

ACT 2
7 Entr’acte. Allegro semplice 3’02
8 Scene 2. Fanfare 0’21

ACT 3
9 Entr’acte. Andante quasi allegretto 3’16
10 Scene 2. Fanfare 0’10
11 Scene 2. Fanfare 0’15
12 Scene 2. Melodrama. Allegro giusto ed agitato 2’04

ACT 4
13 Entr’acte. Andante non troppo (‘Elegy for Strings’) 7’12
14 Scene 5. Ophelia’s scene. Andantino 2’24
15 Scene 5. Ophelia’s second scene. Moderato 2’07

ACT 5
16 Entr’acte. March. Moderato assai 5’27
17 Scene 1. Dead man’s song. Andantino 0’54
18 Scene 1. Funeral march. Moderato assai 4’36
19 Scene 2. Fanfare. Allegro giusto 0’21
20 Scene 2. Final march. Allegro risoluto ma non troppo 0’46

Janis Kelly soprano (14, 15)
Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone (17)
London Symphony Orchestra
Geoffrey Simon conductr

Total time 62’35


CD9
The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka) Incidental Music to the play by Ostrovsky
1 Introduction 4’48
2 Dance and choruses of the birds 5’40
3 Winter’s monologue 3’21
4 Carnival procession 7’05
5 Melodrama 2’00
6 Interlude 1’22
7 Lehl’s first song 3’56
8 Lehl’s second song 1’32
9 Interlude 3’11
10 Chant of the blind bards 4’00
11 Melodrama 4’09
12 Chorus of the people and the courtiers 2’14
13 Round of the young maidens 2’28
14 Dance of the tumblers 4’36
15 Lehl’s third song 6’40
16 Brussila’s song 1’31
17 Apparition of the Spirit of the Wood 0’50
18 Interlude – The Spring Fairy 4’26
19 Tsar Berendey’s march and chorus 6’38
20 Final Chorus 1’48

Natalia Erassova mezzo-soprano (7, 8, 15, 20)
Alexander Archipov tenor (3)
Nikolai Vassiliev baritone (4, 10, 16)
Russian State Chorus & Orchestra
Andrei Chistiakov conductor

Total time 72’30


CD10
Orchestral Suite No.1 in D Minor Op.43
1 I. Introduzione e Fuga 9’26
2 II. Divertimento 5’35
3 III. Intermezzo 7’46
4 IV. Marche miniature 1’58
5 V. Scherzo 6’50
6 VI. Gavotte 4’43

Orchestral Suite No.2 in C Op.53 ‘Suite Caractéristique’
7 I. Jeu de sons 9’53
8 II. Valse 5’43
9 III. Scherzo burlesque 5’05
10 IV. Rêves d’enfant 9’19
11 V. Danse baroque 4’03

Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
Sir Neville Marriner conductor

Total time 70’41


CD11
Orchestral Suite No.3 in G Op.55
1 I. Élégie. Andante molto cantabile 10’03
2 II. Valse mélancolique. Allegro moderato 5’29
3 III. Scherzo. Molto vivace 4’33
4 IV. Tema con variazioni. Andante con moto 18’42

Orchestral Suite No.4 in G ‘Mozartiana’
5 I. Gigue. Allegro (Gigue K574) 1’36
6 II. Menuet. Moderato (Minuet K355) 3’47
7 III. Preghiera. Andante non tanto (Ave verum corpus K618) 3’44
8 IV. Thème et Variations. Allegro giusto (Unser dummer Pöbel meint K455) 15’06

Hans Kalafusz violin
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart
Sir Neville Marriner conductor

Total time 63’34


CD12
Swan Lake Op.20
ACT 1
1 Introduction (Moderato assai) 3’07
2 Scene (Allegro giusto) 3’02
3 Waltz (Tempo di valse) 7’17
4 Scene – Entrance of Pages (Allegro moderato) 4’08

Pas de trois:
5 Intrada (Allegro moderato) 2’51
6 Andante sostenuto 3’52
7 Allegro semplice – Presto 1’13
8 Prince (Moderato) 1’20
9 Allegro 1’07
10 Coda (Allegro vivace) 1’49

Pas de deux:
11 Intrada (Tempo di valse) 1’44
12 Andante 5’37
13 Tempo di valse 1’45
14 Intrada (Tempo di valse) 2’00
15 Pas d’action (Andantino quasi xmoderato – Allegro) 3’50
16 Scene – Dusk falls 0’55
17 Danse des coupes (Polonaise) 5’42
18 Final – Swan theme (Andante) 2’47

ACT 2
19 Scene – Swan theme (Moderato) 6’31
20 Scene (Allegro moderato – Moderato – Allegro vivo) 3’50
21 Danses des cygnes 1’57
22 Danses des petits cygnes 1’27
23 Pas d’action – Second Dance of the Queen (Andante) 8’04
24 Tempo di valse 1’40
25 Coda (Allegro vivace) 1’41

Clio Gould solo violin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicolae Moldoveanu conductor

Total time 78’28

CD13
Swan Lake Op.20
ACT 2 (continued)
1 Scene finale – Swan theme (Moderato) 3’07

ACT 3
2 Scene – Danse de fançailles (Allegro giusto) 2’47
3 Scene – La sortie des invités et la valse 4’53
4 Scene (Allegro – Allegro giusto) 1’46

Pas de six:
5 Intrada (Moderato assai) 1’56
6 Variation 1 (Allegro) 1’06
7 Variation 2 (Andante con moto) 3’19
8 Variation 3 (Moderato) 0’46
9 Variation 4 (Allegro) 1’04
10 Variation 5 (Moderato – Allegro semplice) and Coda (Allegro molto vivace) 3’35
11 Dance hongroise (czárdás) 3’46
12 Danse russe 4’40
13 Danse espagnole 2’28
14 Danse napolitaine 2’33
15 Mazurka 4’04
16 Scene (Allegro – Valse – Allegro vivo) 3’52

ACT 4
17 Entr’acte (Moderato) 2’33
18 Scene (Allegro non troppo) 2’48
19 Danses des petits cygnes (Moderato) 5’22
20 Scene (Allegro agitato) 3’18
21 Scene finale (Andante) 6’55

Clio Gould solo violin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicolae Moldoveanu conductor

Total time 66’50


CD14
Sleeping Beauty Op.66
Prologue
1 Introduction 2’43
2 March 4’24
3 Scène dansante 4’25

Pas de Six:
4 Entrée 0’37
5 Adagio 4’01
6 Variation 1 (Candide) 1’08
7 Variation 2 (Coulante. Fleur de Farine) 0’35
8 Variation 3 (Miettes qui tombent) 1’12
9 Variation 4 (Canari qui chante) 0’31
10 Variation 5 (Violente) 1’16
11 Variation 6 (La Fée des Lilas) 1’06
12 Coda 1’39
13 Finale 8’37

ACT 1
14 Scène 3’06
15 Valse 5’00
16 Entrée d’Aurore 1’59

Pas d’action:
17 Rose Adage 6’32
18 Variation d’Aurore 3’26
19 Coda 2’31
20 Finale 6’51

Clio Gould solo violin
Jessica Burroughs solo cello
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth conductor

Total time 61’48


CD15
Sleeping Beauty Op.66
ACT 2
1 Entr’acte et scène 2’43
2 Colin-maillard 1’02
3 Scène 4’16
4 Pas d’action 5’13
5 Variation d’Aurore 1’37
6 Panorama 2’07
7 Entr’acte 6’42
8 Entr’acte symphonique (Le sommeil) et scène 6’13
9 Finale 0’47

ACT 3
10 Marche 2’03
11 Pas de caractère (Le chat botté et la chatte blanche) 2’30
12 Pas de quatre 2’11

Pas de deux:
13 Entrée 1’06
14 Adagio 4’43
15 Variation 1 1’03
16 Variation 2 1’44
17 Coda 1’19
18 Polacca 4’02

Clio Gould solo violin
Jessica Burroughs solo cello
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth conductor

Total time 51’33


CD16
The Nutcracker Op.71
1 Overture 3’21

ACT 1
First tableau
2 Scene 1. The Christmas Tree 4’03
3 Scene 2. March 2’19
4 Scene 3. Children’s Galop & Arrival of the Guests 2’28
5 Scene 4. Dance Scene & Arrival of Drosselmeyer 5’58
6 Scene 5. Scene & Grandfather’s Dance 6’47
7 Scene 6. The Magic Spell Begins 6’47
8 Scene 7. The Battle Between the Nutcracker & the Mouse King 3’30

Second tableau
9 Scene 8. Scene in the Pine Forest (Journey through the Snow) 3’40
10 Scene 9. Waltz of the Snowflakes 6’24

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Maninov conductor

Total time 45’25

CD17
The Nutcracker Op.71
ACT 2
1 Scene 10. The Magic Castle 3’50
2 Scene 11. Clara & the Prince – Scene 12. Divertissement 4’32
3 Chocolate. Spanish Dance 1’11
4 Coffee. Arabian Dance 3’23
5 Tea. Chinese Dance 1’06
6 Trepak 1’09
7 Dance of the Mirlitons 2’21
8 Mother Gigogne & the Clowns 2’50
9 Scene 13. Walt z of the Flowers – 6’42
10 Scene 14. Pas de Deux. Dance of the Prince & the Sugar-Plum Fairy 4’29
11 Variation 1. Tarantella 0’44
12 Variation 2. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy 2’15
13 Coda 1’25
14 Scene 15. Final. Final Waltz & Apotheosis 5’35

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Maninov conductor

Total time 41’41


CD18
Piano Concerto No.1 in B Flat Minor Op.23 (1876)
1 I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito 19’23
2 II. Andante semplice – Prestissimo 6’25
3 III. Allegro con fuoco 6’53

Piano Concerto No.2 in G Op.44 (1880)
4 I. Allegro brilliante 20’18
5 II. Andante non troppo 8’56
6 III. Allegro con fuoco 7’56

Derek Han piano
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Paul Freeman conductor

Total time 69’56


CD19
Piano Concerto No.3 in E Flat Op.75/79
1 I. Allegro brillante 14’15
2 II. Andante 9’26
3 III. Finale. Allegro maestoso 7’51

Concert Fantasy Op.56
4 I. Quasi rondo. Andante mosso 14’43
5 II. Contrastes. Andante cantabile 13’15

Michael Ponti piano
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg, Louis de Froment conductor (1–3)
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Richard Kapp conductor (4–5)

Total time 59’49


CD20
Violin Concerto Op.35 in D
1 I. Allegro moderato 18’44
2 II. Andante 6’26
3 III. Allegro vivacissimo 10’44

4 Sérénade Mélancolique Op.26 9’42
5 Valse-Scherzo Op.34 5’30

Souvenir D’un Lieu Cher Op.42
6 I. Méditation 10’23
7 II. Scherzo 4’01
8 III. Mélodie 3’30

Ilya Grubert violin
Moskow Philharmonic Orchestra
Vassily Sinaisky conductor

Total time 69’04


CD21
Cello Works
1 Variations on a Rococo Theme Op.33 (Original version) 18’32
2 Nocturne (Adapted from 6 Piano Pieces Op.19) 3’56
3 Andante cantabile (Adapted from String Quartet No.1 Op.11) 5’43
4 Pezzo capriccioso Op.62 6’52
5 Andante cantabile (Adapted from Sleeping Beauty Op.66) 4’24

Serenade for Strings in C Op.48
6 I. Pezzo in forma di sonatina; Andante non troppo – Allegro moderato 7’47
7 II. Valse. Moderato (Tempo di valse) 3’39
8 III. Elégie. Larghetto elegiaco 8’27
9 IV. Finale (Tema russo). Andante – Allegro con spirito 7’07

Alexander Rudin cello (1–5)
Ensemble Instrumental Musica Viva
Nicolai Alexeiev conductor (1–5)
Alexander Rudin conductor (6–9)

Total time 67’11


CD22
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom Op.41
1 I. Lord, have mercy 3’12
2 II. Glory be to the Father 4’10
3 III. O come, let us worship 4’16
4 IV. Alleluia 1’10
5 V. Glory be to Thee 3’52
6 VI. Hymn of the Cherubim 7’51
7 VII. Lord, have mercy 2’04
8 VIII. The Creed 4’27
9 IX. The mercy of Peace 3’16
10 X. We sing Thee 3’18
11 XI. It is meet 4’07
12 XII. Amen, and with Thy Spirit 1’42
13 XIII. Our Father 3’53
14 XIV. Praise ye the Lord from the Heavens 3’14
15 XV. Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord 4’58

National Choir of the Ukraine ‘Dumka’
Yevhen Savchuk conductor

Total time 55’30


CD23
Secular Choral Works
1 Evening 2’37
2 Autumn 3’42
3 Child’s Song 1’55
4 Blessed is he who smiles 2’11
5 Why does the sound of the revels grow silent? 2’10
6 Much too soon in the season 2’28
7 Old French Air 2’28
8 Dawn 3’46
9 Nature and Love 5’52
10 Before sleep 4’03
11 A golden cloud slumbered 2’17
12 A greeting to Anton Rubinstein 2’44
13 The Nightingale 3’40
14 It is not the cuckoo 2’33
15 Night 4’14
16 Hymn to Cyril and Methodius 2’30
17 A Legend 2’34
18 Neapolitan Air (adaptation for chorus by Klimov) 2’13

Andreï Azovski (2), Dimitri Kortchak (3)
Natalia Savelieva, Véra Trifonova soprano
Anetta Michina mezzo-soprano (9)
Tamara Kravtchenko piano (8, 9 & 15)
The Moscow Academy of Choral Singing
Victor Popov conductor

Total time 54’09


CD24
Piano Trio in A Minor Op.50 ‘In Memory of a Great Artist’
1 I. Méditation 22’40
2 II. Scherzo 20’24
3 III. Mélodie 12’40

Moscow Trio:
Vladimir Ivanov violin
Mikhail Utkin cello
Alexander Bonduriansky piano

Total time 55’46

 

CD25
String Quartet No.1 in D Op.11
1 I. Moderato e semplice 11’34
2 II. Andante cantabile 6’33
3 III. Scherzo. Allegro non tanto e con fuoco 3’51
4 IV. Finale. Allegro giusto – Allegro vivace 7’17

String Quartet No.3 in E Flat Minor Op.30
5 I. Andante sostenuto 15’19
6 II. Allegretto vivo e scherzando 4’01
7 III. Andante funebre e doloroso ma con moto 9’47
8 IV. Finale. Allegro non troppo e risoluto 5’47

Moscow String Quartet
soloists of the Ensemble ‘The Moscow Virtuosos’:
Alexandre Detisov violin
Alexandre Gelfat violin
Igor Suliga viola
Alexandre Osokine cello

Total time 64’13


CD26
String Quartet No.2 in F Op.22
1 I. Adagio 12’48
2 II. Scherzo. Allegro giusto 5’33
3 III. Andante ma non tanto 11’19
4 IV. Finale. Allegro con moto 6’14

5 Adagio And Allegro in B Flat (1865) 12’48

Three Short Pieces (1863–64)
6 Allegretto in E flat 1’24
7 Andante molto in G 1’47
8 Allegro vivace in B flat 1’38

Moscow String Quartet
soloists of the Ensemble ‘The Moscow Virtuosos’:
Alexandre Detisov violin
Alexandre Gelfat violin
Igor Suliga viola
Alexandre Osokine cello

Total time 53’36


CD27
The Seasons Op.37a
1 January 3’34
2 February 2’07
3 March 1’52
4 April 2’01
5 May 3’57
6 June 4’04
7 July 1’28
8 August 2’53
9 September 2’20
10 October 3’26
11 November 2’33
12 December 2’57

6 Pieces For Piano Op.51
13 Valse de salon 4’02
14 Polka peu dansante 3’33
15 Menuetto scherzoso 2’55
16 Natha Valse 2’18
17 Romance 5’12
18 Valse sentimentale 2’43

Album for the Young Op.39
19 Morning Prayer 0’53
20 Winter Morning 0’50
21 Little Horseman 0’29
22 Mama 1’01
23 March of the Wooden Soldiers 0’43
24 The Sick Doll 0’57
25 Dolly’s Funeral 1’04
26 Waltz 0’58
27 The New Doll 0’28
28 Mazurka 0’52
29 Russian Folksong 0’40
30 Peasant’s Song 0’56
31 Russian Dance 0’28
32 Polka 0’28
33 Italian Ditty 0’33
34 Old French Melody 0’55
35 German Song 0’30
36 Neapolitan Dance Tune 0’48
37 Old Nurse’s Song 0’36
38 Witch 0’35
39 Sweet Dreams 1’43
40 Song of the Lark 0’43
41 The Organ Grinder 0’27
42 In Church 1’45

Michael Ponti piano

Total time 74’21

 

CD28
Piano Sonata in C Sharp Minor Op.80
1 I. Allegro con fuoco 7’43
2 II. Andante 3’47
3 III. Allegro vivo 4’28
4 IV. Allegro vivo 5’13

18 Piano Pieces Op.72
5 Impromptu 2’51
6 Berceuse 3’38
7 Tender Reproaches 2’00
8 Danse caractéristique 2’39
9 Méditation 3’53
10 Mazurka pour danser 3’01
11 Concert Polonaise 4’58
12 Dialogue 2’36
13 Un poco di Schumann 1’45
14 Scherzo-Fantasie 5’35
15 Valse bluette 2’07
16 L’Espiègle 1’27
17 Echo rustique 1’42
18 Chant élégiaque 4’30
19 Un poco di Chopin 2’17
20 Valse à cinq temps 1’37
21 Distant Past 2’57
22 Scène dansante 3’09

Michael Ponti piano

Total time 74’21


CD29
Shorter Piano Works
1 Scherzo à la russe Op.1 No.1 5’00
2 Impromptu Op.1 No.2 4’31
3 Ruines d’un Chateau Op.2 No.1 3’18
4 Scherzo Op.2 No.2 3’41
5 Song Without Words Op.2 No.3 2’21
6 Valse Caprice Op.4 5’33
7 Romanze Op.5 4’50
8 Capriccio Op.8 3’46
9 Rêverie Op.9 No.1 5’44
10 Polka de salon Op.9 No.2 2’22
11 Mazurka de salon Op.9 No.3 3’38
12 Nocturne Op.10 No.1 2’34
13 Humoresque Op.10 No.2 2’21
14 Dumka Op.59 7’39
15 Impromptu 2’03
16 Impromptu-Caprice 2’12
17 Valse-Scherzo 1’19
18 Impromptu-Moderato 1’14
19 Aveu passionne 3’00
20 Valse Scherzo Op.7 3’37
21 Abend-Träumerei Op.19 No.1 2’37
22 Scherzo humoristique Op.19 No.2 3’34

Michael Ponti piano

Total time 77’08


CD30
1 Feuillet d’album Op.19 No.3 1’37
2 Nocturne Op.19 No.4 2’45
3 Capriccioso Op.19 No.5 3’03
4 Theme and Variations Op.19 No.6 10’04

Six Pieces on a Single Theme Op.21
5 I. Praeludium 1’50
6 II. Fugue 2’54
7 III. Impromptu 1’46
8 IV. Trauermarsch 5’48
9 V. Mazurka 4’10
10 VI. Scherzo 4’32

Piano Sonata in G Minor Op.37
11 I. Moderato e risoluto 10’29
12 II. Andante non troppo quasi moderato 9’02
13 III. Scherzo. Allegro giocoso 3’02
14 IV. Finale. Allegro vivace 6’03

Michael Ponti piano

Total time 67’24


CD31
12 Pieces Op.40
1 I. Etude 1’28
2 II. Chanson 2’29
3 III. Marche 5’11
4 IV. Mazurka in C 2’49
5 V. Mazurka in D 2’41
6 VI. Chant 2’01
7 VII. Au village 3’17
8 VIII. Walzer 2’24
9 IX. Walzer 2’53
10 X. Danse russe 2’21
11 XI. Scherzo 2’30
12 XII. Rêverie 2’27

Michael Ponti piano

Violin Concerto in D Op.35
13 I. Allegro moderato 17’09
14 II. Canzonetta. Andante 6’17
15 III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo 9’12

Aaron Rosand violin
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg
Louis de Froment conductor

Total time 65’31


CD32
Songs
1 Zemphira’s song 2’13
2 Midnight 2’30
3 To forget so soon 3’08
4 Lullaby Op.16 No.1 4’32
5 Wait! Op.16 No.2 4’27
6 Carry my heart away 2’22
7 As when upon hot ashes Op.25 No.2 1’53
8 Do not leave me Op.27 No.3 2’51
9 He loved me so Op.28 No.1 3’26
10 If I had known Op.47 No.1 5’02
11 A soul floated gently up to Heaven Op.47 No.2 3’29
12 Darkness has fallen over the Earth Op.47 No.6 4’35
13 Whether in the realm of day Op.47 No.6 3’23
14 Was I not a blade of grass? Op.47 No.7 6’49
15 Wild nights Op.60 No.6 3’22
16 Gypsy’s song Op.60 No.7 2’53
17 Gentle stars shone for us Op.60 No.12 3’25

Ljuba Kazarnovskaya soprano
Ljuba Orfenova piano

Total time 61’05


CD33
Children’s Songs Op.54
1 Grandmother and Grandson 2’23
2 The Little Bird 2’31
3 Spring 2’11
4 My Little Garden 2’28
5 A Legend 3’20
6 On the River-Bank 3’22
7 A Winter’s Evening 4’37
8 The Cuckoo 2’44
9 Spring 2’21
10 Lullaby in a Storm 3’11
11 The Flower 3’26
12 Winter 2’20
13 Spring Song 3’00
14 Autumn 4’41
15 The Swallow 2’46
16 A Little Children’s Song 2’28

Six Romances Op.73
17 We Sat Together 3’04
18 Night 4’15
19 This Moonlit Night 1’57
20 The Sun Has Set 1’51
21 On Gloomy Day 1’40
22 Once More, As Before 2’40

Ljuba Kazarnovskaya soprano
Ljuba Orfenova piano

Total time 64’07


CD34
Songs
1 Both painfully and sweetly Op.6 No.3 3’03
2 My genius, my angel 1’53
3 Only you alone Op.57 No.6 3’01
4 Do not ask Op.57 No.3 3’04
5 Death Op.57 No.5 2’40
6 No, only he who has known Op.6 No.6 3’40
7 Why? Op.6 No.5 3’42
8 The first meeting Op.63 No.4 1’48
9 Not a word, O my friend Op.6 No.2 3’57
10 Pimpinella Op.38 No.6 4’22
11 Sleep, poor friend Op.47 No.4 4’22
12 I opened the window Op.63 No.2 2’01
13 The fires in the room were already out Op.63 No.5 2’47
14 Serenade Op.63 No.6 4’04
15 Why did I dream of you? Op.28 No.3 3’11
16 I do not please you Op.63 No.3 3’29
17 Do not believe, my friend Op.6 No.1 4’19
18 The fearful minute Op.28 No.6 3’56
19 Sleep Op.57 No.4 4’32
20 I did not love you at first Op.63 No.1 2’11
21 On the golden cornfields Op.57 No.2 3’48

Ljuba Kazarnovskaya soprano
Ljuba Orfenova piano

Total time 70’20


CD35
Songs
1 They said. You fool, do not go Op.25 No.6 2’03
2 No time to take a walk 3’03
3 Last night Op.60 No.1 2’50
4 I don’t tell you anything Op.60 No.2 2’28
5 Excuse me Op.60 No.8 3’08
6 In the shadow outside the window Op.60 No.10 1’46
7 Night Op.60 No.9 4’01
8 Nightingale Op.60 No.4 3’39
9 Simple Words Op.60 No.5 2’33
10 For one simple word 1’46
11 Canary Op.25 No.4 3’56
12 The eyes of spring are blue 2’56
13 So what can I say? Op.16 No.5 3’10
14 Oh, if only you knew Op.60 No.3 2’22
15 Oh, sing that song Op.16 No.4 2’54
16 Reconciliation Op.25 No.1 5’40
17 I bless you, woods Op.47 No.5 4’16
18 Evening Op.27 No.4 2’21
19 It was in early spring Op.38 No.2 2’40
20 Amid the din of the ball Op.38 No.3 2’25
21 The exploit Op.60 No.11 3’28
22 Mignon’s Song Op.25 No.3 on a theme from ‘Ruins of Athens’ 4’53

Ljuba Kazarnovskaya soprano
Ljuba Orfenova piano

Total time 69’10

 

CD36
Songs
1 I will never name her Op.28 No.1 3’34

Six French Songs Op.65
2 I. Serenade 2’03
3 II. Disillusionment 3’12
4 III. Serenade 3’20
5 IV. Let the winter… 2’56
6 V. Tears 2’58
7 VI. Enchantress 1’25
8 Oh, if you could Op.38 No.4 1’41
9 No reply, no word, no greeting Op.28 No.5 2’26
10 New Greek Song Op.16 No.6 3’49
11 My mischief Op.27 No.6 2’30
12 Love of a dead man Op.38 No.5 4’06
13 You were in my dream 2’53
14 Oh no, do not love me for my beauty 1’51

Hamlet Op.671 (Excerpts)
15 I. Ophelia’s First Scene 3’10
16 II. Ophelia’s Second Scene 2’39
17 III. Grave-digger’s Song 1’18
18 Hear at least once Op.16 No.3 1’58
19 I never spoke to her Op.25 No.5 4’36
20 Before sleep Op.27 No.1 3’19
21 Look. there is a silver cloud Op.27 No.2 4’36
22 Had my mother borne me Op.27 No.5 3’27
23 A String of Corals Op.28 No.2 5’06
24 Don Juan’s Serenade Op.38 No.1 3’03

Ljuba Kazarnovskaya soprano
Ljuba Orfenova piano

Total time 72’54

 

CD37
The Oprichnik
Opera in four acts and five tableaux
Libretto by the composer after the play by Ivan Ivanovich Lazechnikov
1 Introduction 5’40

ACT 1
2 Come in, do us the honour (Zemchuznyj) 4’56
3 A duckling was swimming in the sea (Chorus of Girls) 2’05
4 How wearisome it is to spend 3’22
5 A nightingale chirps on leafy fronds (Natal’ja) 5’52
6 See here if one should get sad over such a song! (Zachar’evna) 5’28
7 Don’t worry, dear Andrej, step forward (Basmanov) 2’42
8 Tell me, have you taken a decision? (Basmanov) 2’44
9 No, my friend (Andrej) 3’57
10 I thought I heard some voices (Natal’ja) 4’00
11 Here you are then! (Zachar’evna) 4’14

ACT 2
First Tableau
12 Introduction 2’54
13 Much as one tries, life never changes (Morozova) 7’58
14 No more worries, mother, let the wind (Andrej) 3’35
15 But you, son, keep purer than the snow (Morozova) 2’40
16 Basmanov likes wine and pleasures (Andrej) 2’46
17 Dear son, do not abandon me (Morozova) 3’57
18 I leave, mother, but I won’t be away for long (Andrej) 2’54

Total time 71’52


CD38
The Oprichnik
Second Tableau
1 Introduction 1’52
2 What refuge shall I find from my sins? (Chorus of Oprichniks) 2’38
3 Brothers, stop being engrossed in godly things! (Vjaz’minskij) 2’20
4 No, stay, I come from the Czar (Basmanov) 3’45
5 Have you made this choice freely (Vjaz’minskij) 0’31
6 Before you, like before God (Andrej) 2’25
7 Are you ready, then, to take the sacred oath? (Vjaz’minskij) 2’22
8 O Natal’ja, O mother! (Andrej) 3’37
9 In the name of the almighty God (Vjaz’minskij/ Chorus of Oprichniks) 7’21
10 As glorious as the sun in a clear day (Vjaz’minskij/ Chorus of Oprichniks) 2’47

ACT 3
11 Introduction 3’40
12 Dark times are looming on us (Chorus of People) 7’35
13 Oh, how lonely I already feel! (Morozova) 2’27
14 Filthy bitch, dirty broom (Chorus of Boys) 1’42
15 I run to you, dear mother (Natal’ja) 7’10

Total time 52’19


CD39
The Oprichnik
1 Let’s run away, come, let’s flee somewhere (Natal’ja) 1’43
2 I am before you and before the Lord (Natal’ja) 4’51
3 Go, princess (Zemchuznyj) 6’10
4 I deny you, off with you, Praetorian (Morozova) 1’23
5 Alas, I cannot fully grasp (Andrej) 5’03
6 Take heart, brother in faith (Basmanov) 4’14

ACT 4
7 Honour and glory to the fine, courageous lad (Wedding Chorus) 5’38
8 Dances of Oprichniks and women 6’09
9 Friends, this day is both joyful and sad (Andrej) 6’05
10 Oh, if only this banquet would end! (Natal’ja) 2’33
11 You are my light, my life (Natal’ja) 3’43
12 Oh, may they never age (Wedding Chorus) 4’11
13 My respects to the noble congregation (Vjaz’minskij) 4’50
14 Look, a frightening storm threatens (Vjaz’minskij) 4’30
15 And so, my dove, do you know who is calling you? (Vjaz’minskij) 5’42

Total time 66’50

Vassily Savenko Prince Zemchuznyj, bass
Elena Lassoskaya Natal’ja, soprano
Dmitri Ulianov Molchan Mit’kov, bass
Irina Doljenko Bojarina Morozova, mezzosoprano
Vsevolod Grivnov Andrej Morozov, tenor
Alexandra Durseneva Basmanov, contralto
Vladimir Ognovenko Prince Vjaz’minskij, baritone
Cinzia De Mola Zachar’evna, soprano

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Paolo Vero chorus master
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor


CD40
Evgeny Onegin
Opera in three acts
Libretto. Konstantin Shilovsky
ACT 1
Scene 1
1 Prelude 2’16
2 No.1 Duet and Quartet 4’47
3 No.2 Peasants’ Chorus and Dance 4’54
4 No.3 Scene and Arioso (Olga) 3’22
5 No.4 Scene 2’59
6 No.5 Scene and Quartet 3’14
7 No.6 Scene and Arioso (Lensky) 4’54
8 No.7 Closing Scene

Scene 2
9. No.8 Introduction and Scene 7’38
10 No.9 Letter Scene 12’00
11 No.10 Scene and Duet 6’07

Scene 3
12 No.11 Servant Girls’ Chorus 2’50
13 No.12 Scene and Aria (Onegin) 7’22

ACT 2
Scene 1
14 No.13 Entr’acte and Waltz Scene and Chorus 7’13
15 No.14 Scene and Couplets (Triquet) 5’38

Total time 77’53

Alexander Lebedev Eugene Onegin, baritone
Elena Zelenskaya Tatiana, soprano
Farit Hussainov Lensky, tenor
Olga Obuchova Olga, contralto
Galina Babitcheva Filipjevna, mezzo-Soprano
Ludmilla Ladynskaya Larina, mezzosoprano
Alexei Levitsky Gremin, bass
Vladimir Vasiliev Triquet, tenor
Ivan Potritsayev Saretzki/Commander, bass

Novosibirsk State Opera Choir and Orchestra
Viacesalv Podyelsky chorus master
Samuel Friedmann conductor

CD41
Evgeny Onegin
1 No.15 Mazurka and Scene 4’36
2 No.16 Finale 4’29

Scene 2
3 No.17 Introduction, Scene and Aria (Lensky) 7’47
4 No.18 Duel Scene 5’40

ACT 3
Scene 1
5 No.19 Polonaise 4’30
6 No.20 Scene 2’02
7 Écossaise I 1’50
8 Scene (continued) 2’06
9 No. 20a Aria (Prince Gremin) 5’02
10 No.21 Scene and Arioso (Onegin) 2’38
11 Écossaise II 0’51

Scene 2
12 No.22 Closing Scene (Tatiana and Onegin) 12’49

Total time 54’38

Alexander Lebedev Eugene Onegin, baritone
Elena Zelenskaya Tatiana, soprano
Farit Hussainov Lensky, tenor
Olga Obuchova Olga, contralto
Galina Babitcheva Filipjevna, mezzo-Soprano
Ludmilla Ladynskaya Larina, mezzosoprano
Alexei Levitsky Gremin, bass
Vladimir Vasiliev Triquet, tenor
Ivan Potritsayev Saretzki/Commander, bass

Novosibirsk State Opera Choir and Orchestra
Viacesalv Podyelsky chorus master
Samuel Friedmann conductor


CD42
The Maid of Orleans
Opera in four acts
Libretto by the composer
1 Introduction 7’26

ACT 1
2 Let us all gather here (Chorus) 2’18
3 I do not enjoy your songs and games (Thibaut/Raymond/Joan) 5’15
4 Answer, Joan, will you obey my wishes? (Thibaut/Joan/Raymond) 1’26
5 A distant fire… (Raymond/Thibaut/Chorus/Bertrand) 4’12
6 Brothers and friends, dry your tears! (Joan/Chorus/Soldier/Thibaut) 3’32
7 Almighty God (Joan/Raymond/Bertrand/Chorus) 6’43
8 Yes, the time has come! (Joan) 2’21
9 Farewell hills, dear fields (Joan) 4’34
10 But will I have the strength (Joan/Chorus) 4’06
11 Entr’acte 3’00

ACT 2
12 Days and years hurry by (Minstrel) 3’21
13 Oh! Agnes! (King) 0’36
14 Ballet 11’07
15 I am well pleased! (King/Dunois/Agnes) 2’39
16 l beg of you, hurry now (Dunois/King) 3’19
17 Grief! Grief! (Lore/King/Dunois) 3’39

Total time 69’42

Sofia Preobrazhenskaya Joan of Arc
Vitali Ignatievich Kilchevsky King Charles VII
Nicolai Konstantinov The Cardinal
Odilia Kashevarova Agnes Sorel
Vitali Runovsky Dunois
L. Solomiak Lionel
Vladimir Ulianov Raymond
Ivan Yashugin Thibaut D’arc
I. Shashkov Bertrand
S. Vodsinsky Soldier
A. Marin Laure
M. Merzhevskaya Angel
N. Grishanov Minstrel

Orchestra and Chorus of the Kirov State Academic Theatre
Boris Khaikin conductor

CD43
The Maid of Orleans
1 A terrible fate is upon us… (King/Agnes) 3’31
2 If you have not been given the strength (Agnes) 2’49
3 If it were not for you, my angel (King/Agnes) 2’32
4 Glory, glory to our rescuer, our maiden! (Chorus/Agnes/Dunois/King/Cardinal) 4’03
5 So you are a saint?… (Dunois/Joan/King/Cardinal) 6’02
6 Holy father, my name is Joan (Joan) 4’53
7 I must be silent before Cardinal (King/Agnes/Chorus/Joan) 3’45

ACT 3
8 Halt, halt, you are dead! (Joan/Lionel) 3’26
9 Why do you hesitate? (Lionel/Joan) 2’58
10 I feel sorry for your beauty (Lionel/Joan) 5’19
11 I surrender to you! (Lionel/Dunois/Joan) 2’17
12 Glory to the King! (Chorus) 6’51
13 Let us return, dear Thibaut (Raymond/Thibaut) 4’32
14 Glory to the Almighty (Chorus) 4’18
15 Glory, glory to the King! (Chorus/King) 3’16
16 Oh God! My father! (Joan/Chorus/Thibaut/King) 2’04
17 She bends her head… (All) 3’50
18 Why are you afraid? (All) 2’28
19 Joan, take advantage of this moment (Lionel/Joan) 0’56

Total time 70’05

Sofia Preobrazhenskaya Joan of Arc
Vitali Ignatievich Kilchevsky King Charles VII
Nicolai Konstantinov The Cardinal
Odilia Kashevarova Agnes Sorel
Vitali Runovsky Dunois
L. Solomiak Lionel
Vladimir Ulianov Raymond
Ivan Yashugin Thibaut D’arc
I. Shashkov Bertrand
S. Vodsinsky Soldier
A. Marin Laure
M. Merzhevskaya Angel
N. Grishanov Minstrel

Orchestra and Chorus of the Kirov State Academic Theatre
Boris Khaikin conductor
CD44
The Maid of Orleans
ACT 4
1 Introduction 2’39
2 How can I resist this love? (Joan) 3’10
3 Oh wonderful, sweet dream! (Lionel/Joan) 4’24
4 You have disobeyed the will of heaven (Chorus/Lionel/Joan) 2’25
5 Look, they are bringing her (Chorus) 3’10
6 Holy father! Help me, I am afraid! (Joan/Chorus) 4’43

Sofia Preobrazhenskaya Joan of Arc
Vitali Ignatievich Kilchevsky King Charles VII
Nicolai Konstantinov The Cardinal
Odilia Kashevarova Agnes Sorel
Vitali Runovsky Dunois
L. Solomiak Lionel
Vladimir Ulianov Raymond
Ivan Yashugin Thibaut D’arc
I. Shashkov Bertrand
S. Vodsinsky Soldier
A. Marin Laure
M. Merzhevskaya Angel
N. Grishanov Minstrel

Orchestra and Chorus of the Kirov State Academic Theatre
Boris Khaikin conductor


Bonus. Sofia Preobrazhenskaya Sings Pique Dame (The Queen Of Spades)
7 Scene of the Countess - Act 2 6’59

Sofia Preobrazhenskaya mezzo-soprano
Orchestra and Chorus of the Kirov State Academic Theatre
S. Elzin conductor

Iolanta
8 Overture 2’24
9 Iolanta, my little one, are you tired? 9’03
10 That’s enough, dear, no more now 2’08
11 Brigitta, is that you? 5’24
12 A bugle call 11’31

Olga Obuchova mezzo-soprano
Vladimir Prudnik baritone
Liliya Ustiuzhanina mezzo-soprano
Tatyana Gorbunova alto
Andrei Alexeev tenor
Ivan Potritsayev bass
Vassily Gorshkov tenor
Sergei Nikitin baritone
Alexei Levitsky bass
Tatyana Vorozhzova soprano

Novosibirsk State Opera Orchestra, Choir and Soloists
Viaceslav Podyelsky chorus master
Alexei Ludmilin conductor


Total time 58’21

 

CD45
Iolanta
1 The expression you wear 6’16
2 Hurry not, it is so dark here 4’56
3 No, the charming attentions 3’18
4 But where on earth are we? 19’50
5 Iolanta! Where are you? 10’50
6 Please forgive me 12’09

Olga Obuchova mezzo-soprano, Vladimir Prudnik baritone
Liliya Ustiuzhanina mezzo-soprano, Tatyana Gorbunova alto
Andrei Alexeev tenor, Ivan Potritsayev bass
Vassily Gorshkov tenor, Sergei Nikitin baritone
Alexei Levitsky bass, Tatyana Vorozhzova soprano

Novosibirsk State Opera Orchestra, Choir and Soloists
Viaceslav Podyelsky chorus master
Alexei Ludmilin conductor

Total time 57’20


CD46
Mazeppa
Opera in three acts · Libretto. Victor Burenin after Pushkin’s poem Poltava
1 Introduction 7’01

ACT 1
Scene 1. Kochubey’s Garden
2 Girls' Chorus and Scene. I weave my fragant garland 4’37
3 Arioso and Duet. You love the songs, dear companions 8’17
4 Scene. Well, Vasily, you honour me wonderfully 2’43
5 Chorus and Dance:There is no bridge here 1’28
6 Hopak 3’51
7 Scene and Arioso. That's fine, I like that! 4’32
8 Quarrel Scene. Mazeppa, I'm distressed by what you say 8’25

Scene 2. Room in Kochubey's House
9 Chorus and Mother's Lament. As the storm brings clouds over the sky 3’16
10 Finale. Abandon your grief, Kochubey 10’19

ACT 2
Scene 1. The dungeon of Belotserkovsky Castle
11 Prison Scene. So this is the reward for my information 15’48
12 Mazeppa's Monologue and Scene with Orlik: How still is the Ukranian night 6’33

AL. Ivanov Mazeppa, baritone
I. Petrov Kochubey, bass
V. Davidova Lyubov, mezzo soprano
N. Pokrovskaya Maria, soprano
G. Bolshakov Andrey, tenor
V. Tyutynnik Orlik, bass
T. Cherniakov Iskra, tenor
F. Godovkin Drunk Cossack, tenor

Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
Vassili Nebolsin conductor

Total time 77’05


CD47
Mazeppa
1 Mazeppa's Arioso: O Maria, Maria! 6’25
2 Mazeppa's Scene with Maria: My dearest love 13’53
3 Scene between Maria and her Mother. How the stars twinkle in the sky 8’30

Scene 3. The place of execution
4 Crowd Scene. Will it be soon? 3’59
5 Finale. Hey ho, fiddle-de-dee 8’09
6 The Battle of Poltava (Symphonic sketch) 6’02

ACT 3. Kochubey’s deserted garden
7 Scene and Andrey's Aria. In bloody battle, on the field of honour 7’33
8 Scene and Duet. I hear in the distance the clatter of horses' hooves 3’45
9 Appearance of the demented Maria: Unhappy man! God knows 7’26
10 Finale. The old man's gone, how my heart beats 9’02

AL. Ivanov Mazeppa, baritone
I. Petrov Kochubey, bass
V. Davidova Lyubov, mezzo soprano
N. Pokrovskaya Maria, soprano
G. Bolshakov Andrey, tenor
V. Tyutynnik Orlik, bass
T. Cherniakov Iskra, tenor
F. Godovkin Drunk Cossack, tenor

Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
Vassili Nebolsin conductor

Total time 74’56


CD48
Cherevichki
Libretto by Jakov Polonskij, after the play Christmas Night by Nicolaj Gogol
1 Overture 11’39
2 Ah, how silvery the moon shines (Solocha) 8’24
3 She’s got really warmed up (Bes) 9’28
4 Just look at the snowstorm (Oksana) 1’59
5 A little apple tree was blossoming in the garden (Oksana) 6’27
6 She never takes her eyes off herself (Vakula) 6’23
7 Look at the way you are! (Oksana) 1’41
8 What’s all this noise? (Oksana) 6’23
9 If only people were a bit more intelligent (Oksana) 6’14

Valerij Popov Vakula, A Smith, tenor
Ludmila Semciuk Solocha, Vakula’s Mother (A Witch), mezzo-Soprano
Albert Schagidullin Bes, An Imp From Hell, baritone
Vladimir Ognovenko Cub, An Old Cossack, bass
Ekaterina Morosova Oksana, Cub’s Daughter, soprano
Barseg Tumanyan Pan Golova, bass
Valentin Prolat Panas, tenor
Vladimir Okenko Schoolmaster, Formerly A Pupil Of The Seminary, tenor
Albert Schagidullin Master Of Ceremonies, baritone
Pavel Cernoch Guard, tenor
Frantisek Zahradnicek Old Cossack, bass
Fabio Bonavita Wood Spirit, baritone

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Paolo Vero chorus master
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 58’41
CD49
Cherevichki
1 Intermezzo 1’30
2 The storm has swept my broomstick away (Solocha) 5’57
3 Now that’s what I call now (Golova) 3’26
4 Is anyone in? (Schoolmaster) 3’00
5 A woman runs after the devil (Schoolmaster) 4’08
6 Greetings! (Cub) 2’32
7 I don’t feel well… (Schoolmaster) 1’37
8 A year has gone by… (Vakula) 3’31
9 Good evening! (Chorus) 6’09
10 Oksana, why are you so late? (Chorus) 7’21
11 My shoes aren’t very big (Oksana) 3’19
12 Ah, Vakula, you’re here again (Oksana) 5’56

Valerij Popov Vakula, A Smith, tenor
Ludmila Semciuk Solocha, Vakula’s Mother (A Witch), mezzo-Soprano
Albert Schagidullin Bes, An Imp From Hell, baritone
Vladimir Ognovenko Cub, An Old Cossack, bass
Ekaterina Morosova Oksana, Cub’s Daughter, soprano
Barseg Tumanyan Pan Golova, bass
Valentin Prolat Panas, tenor
Vladimir Okenko Schoolmaster, Formerly A Pupil Of The Seminary, tenor
Albert Schagidullin Master Of Ceremonies, baritone
Pavel Cernoch Guard, tenor
Frantisek Zahradnicek Old Cossack, bass
Fabio Bonavita Wood Spirit, baritone

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Paolo Vero chorus master
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 48’32


CD50
Cherevichki
1 Intermezzo 2’48
2 It is dark, too dark (Chorus of Undines) 4’33
3 Where have I come to? (Vakula) 1’09
4 Who knows, my girl, if your heart can feel may pain (Vakula) 6’26
5 We are there (Bes) 9’52
6 Before we start the dances (His Serene Highness) 6’30
7 Did you have a good journey? (His Serene Highness) 3’40
8 Russian dance 4’43
9 Cossack dance 3’21
10 In the Czarina’s family theatre (Master of Ceremonies) 2’43
11 Some say he threw himself into the river! (Solocha) 4’52
12 We invite you to our house (Chorus of women) 3’09
13 If you want to drink honey (Chorus) 7’07
14 Strong winds, do not blow in the thick woods(Chorus) 6’27

Valerij Popov Vakula, A Smith, tenor
Ludmila Semciuk Solocha, Vakula’s Mother (A Witch), mezzo-Soprano
Albert Schagidullin Bes, An Imp From Hell, baritone
Vladimir Ognovenko Cub, An Old Cossack, bass
Ekaterina Morosova Oksana, Cub’s Daughter, soprano
Barseg Tumanyan Pan Golova, bass
Valentin Prolat Panas, tenor
Vladimir Okenko Schoolmaster, Formerly A Pupil Of The Seminary, tenor
Albert Schagidullin Master Of Ceremonies, baritone
Pavel Cernoch Guard, tenor
Frantisek Zahradnicek Old Cossack, bass
Fabio Bonavita Wood Spirit, baritone

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Paolo Vero chorus master
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conductor

Total time 67’27


CD51
Charodeika
1 Overture 6’34
2 No.1 Group scene 3’29
3 No.2 Group scene 4’22
4 No.3 Chorus of Visiting Guest and Scene 2’44
5 No.4 Scene and Arioso 5’57
6 No.5 Chorus and Scene 5’33
7 No.6 Scene 10’18
8 No.7 Finale 10’56
9 No.8 Scene and Arioso 13’24
10 No.9 Scene and Duet 13’25
11 No.10 Scene 5’03

Total time 76’39


CD52
Charodeika
1 No.11 Scene and Arioso 6’00
2 No.12 Scene 7’14
3 No.13 Group Scene 5’49
4 No.14 Finale 4’47
5 No.15 Scene and Duet 14’29
6 No.16 Scene 8’26
7 No.17 Scene and Duet 21’36

Total time 68’30

Natalia Sokolova Kuma, soprano
Mikhail Kisselev Prince Nikita Danilich Kurliatov, baritone
Veronika Borissenko Princess Evpraksia Kurliatov, mezzo soprano
Georgi Nelepp Prince Yuri, tenor
Alexei Korolev Mamyrov, bass
Anna Matushina Nenila, mezzo soprano
Mikhail Skazin Ivan Zhuran, bass
Pavel Pontriagin Paisi, tenor
Pavel Korobkov Kudma, baritone
Varvara Gradova Polya, soprano
Alexander Tikhonov Foka, baritone
Serafim Sladkopevtzev Balakin, tenor
Levon Khachaturov Potap, baritone
Alexei Usmanov Lukash, tenor
Genadi Troitzky Kichiga, bass

Moscow Radio Chorus
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Samuil Samosud conductor


CD53
Charodeika
1 No.18 Scene with Chorus 11’30
2 No.19 Scene and Duet 7’44
3 No.20 Scene and Arioso 6’25
4 No.21 Scene and Duet 4’32
5 No.22 Scene and Quartet 2’20
6 No.23 Finale 15’57

Verestovsky
Toropka’s Three Songs (Askold’s Tomb)
7 I. 2’20
8 II. 5’44
9 III. 0’56

Glinka
10 Scene of the Finn and Ruslan (Ruslan and Ludmilla) 8’47

Tchaikovsky
11 Her name is unknown to me (Pique Dame) 2’31
12 Forgive me, bright celestial visions (Pique Dame) 3’10
13 What is our life? (Pique Dame) 2’21

Natalia Sokolova Kuma, soprano
Mikhail Kisselev Prince Nikita Danilich Kurliatov, baritone
Veronika Borissenko Princess Evpraksia Kurliatov, mezzo soprano
Georgi Nelepp Prince Yuri, tenor
Alexei Korolev Mamyrov, bass
Anna Matushina Nenila, mezzo soprano
Mikhail Skazin Ivan Zhuran, bass
Pavel Pontriagin Paisi, tenor
Pavel Korobkov Kudma, baritone
Varvara Gradova Polya, soprano
Alexander Tikhonov Foka, baritone
Serafim Sladkopevtzev Balakin, tenor
Levon Khachaturov Potap, baritone
Alexei Usmanov Lukash, tenor
Genadi Troitzky Kichiga, bass

Moscow Radio Chorus
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Samuil Samosud conductor

Total time 74’47


CD54
Pique Dame (Queen Of Spades)
1 Introduction 3’43
2 Burn, burn bright 4’33
3 How did the game end last night? 7’06
4 Finally God has sent us a sunny little day! 4’57
5 I am frightened 2’55
6 What a witch that Countess is! 5’32
7 Se non e vero, e ben trovato 3’41
8 Evening already 2’55
9 Bewitching! Enchanting 5’25
10 Mesdemoiselles, What’s this noise? 1’34
11 It’s time now to be breaking up 17’57
12 Happily and merrily on this day 3’16
13 The master asks his dear guests to come and see 1’31
14 Stay for one moment 4’51
15 I would like to see her right now 2’33
16 Under the thick shade near the calm brook 3’53

Veronika Borissenko, Andrej Ivanov, Naina-Elena Korneyeva, Pavel Lisitian
Georgi Nelepp, Eugenia Smolenskaya, Evgenia Verbitskaya

Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre
Alexander Melik Pashaev conductor

Total time 76’32


CD55
Pique Dame (Queen Of Spades)
1 My darling little friend 9’35
2 Who, ardently and passionately loving! 4’19
3 Everything is as she told me 8’39
4 That’s not enough talk from you! 6’31
5 Don’t be frightened! 7’31
6 I do not believe that you wanted the Countess’s death 6’49
7 I am frightened! 3’32
8 Midnight is already nearing 5’10
9 But if the clock strikes out in reply to me 7’39
10 We will drink and be merry 3’03
11 If darling girls could fly like birds 3’44
12 To business, gentleman, to cards! 10’44

Veronika Borissenko, Andrej Ivanov, Naina-Elena Korneyeva, Pavel Lisitian
Georgi Nelepp, Eugenia Smolenskaya, Evgenia Verbitskaya

Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre
Alexander Melik Pashaev conductor

Total time 77’24