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Various Artists – The Russian Opera Experience

Various Artists – The Russian Opera Experience

Published in 1997

About this works:
This recording presentes a fine selection of operas from the most famous russian composers of the 20th century. From Rimsky-Korsakov to Glinka trough Rachmaninov and Mussorgsky, the operas presented here rank among the most famous compositions of russian operas, all of them performed by the most prestigious former East Germany & Bulgarian orchestras and singers. A good opportunity to get familiar with the russian operas.

The Artists:
Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin – Michail Jurowsky (1 & 6)
Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra – Stoyan Angelov (2 & 7)
Kölner Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester – Alexander Lazarew (3, 4 & 5)
Sofia National Opera Chorus & Orchestra – Dimiter Manolov (8)
Plovdic Philharmonic Orchestra – Rouslan Raychev (9,10 & 11)
Sofia National Opera Orchestra – Atanas Margaritov (12 & 13)
Sofia National Opera Orchestra – Ivan Marinov (14,15 & 26)

Track List:
01. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Snegurochka – Tanz der Spielleute (3:41)
02. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Schneeflöckchen – Blumenchor (4:48)
03. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Mainacht – He! Burschen (2:04)
04. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Mainacht – Ukrainische Nacht (2:42)
05. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Mainacht – Chor der Nixen (4:27)
06. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Das Märchen vom Zaren Saltan – Opernsuite op 57 (4:50)
07. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Die Boyarin Vera Sheloga – Wiegenlied (4:18)
08. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Der goldene Hahn – König Dodons Tod (7:48)
09. Serge Rachmaninov / Aleko – Tanz der Männer (4:49)
10. Serge Rachmaninov / Aleko – Chor der Zigeuner (2:57)
11. Serge Rachmaninov / Aleko – Cavatine des Aleko (5:51)
12. Modest Mussorgsky / Khovanshchina – Tanz der persischen Sklaven (6:52)
13. Modest Mussorgsky / Khovanshchina – Weissagung der Marfa (4:57)
14. Mikhail I. Glinka / Ivan Susanin – Polonaise (4:29)
15. Mikhail I. Glinka / Ivan Susanin – Rezitativ und Arie (5:23)
16. Mikhail I. Glinka / Ivan Susanin – Finale (3:59)

Stereo, ADD-DD, mp3 (320 kbps), 171.95 Mb, 73:55 minutes. Covers & info included.
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One Response

  1. Many thanks for this one! It is a great chance to explore Russian operas which are not well known in the west. I am looking to buy a copy of this label’s recording of “May Night.”

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