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Rimsky-korsakov: Sadko / Svetlanov, Petrov, Firsova, Et Al

Release Date: 05/23/2000 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1246   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Vera FirsovaLarissa AndrejevaVladimir PetrovValentina Levko,   ... 
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Symphony OrchestraBolshoi Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Sadko by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Vera Firsova (Soprano), Larissa Andrejeva (Mezzo Soprano), Vladimir Petrov (Tenor),
Valentina Levko (Mezzo Soprano), Alexei Ghelieva (Bass), Nikolay Zakharov (Tenor),
Vladimir Filipov (Bass), Victor Gorbunov (Bass)
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra,  Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1964 
Venue:  Live  Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, USSR 
Length: 154 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Russian 

Sound Samples

Sadko: Tableau I: Introduction "The Blue Okian Sea"
Sadko: Tableau I: "We are assembled, merchant traders"
Sadko: Tableau I: "Tune up your strings"
Sadko: Tableau I: "'Tis a beautiful day in the middle of the day"
Sadko: Tableau I: "If I had a hoard of gold"
Sadko: Tableau I: "Ho, young Sad-Sadko, good fellow"
Sadko: Tableau I: "The merchants laughed at him"
Sadko: Tableau II: "Oh, you dark little grove"
Sadko: Tableau II: "Ah-ah-ah... Come out of the blue lake"
Sadko: Tableau II: "Strike up, my gusli"
Sadko: Tableau II: "Your tresses shine with mellifluous dew"
Sadko: Tableau II: "The moon, golden-horned, wanes beyond the dark woods"
Sadko: Tableau III: "All night I have waited for him in vain"
Sadko: Tableau III: "Here he comes, my little husband"
Sadko: Tableau III: "Look, free people"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "I bow to you, distinguished merchants!"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "On Lake Ilmen, on the steep bank stands a hut"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "On the terrible rocks the waves break"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "Innumberable are the diamonds in the stone caves"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "City of stone, mother to all cities"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "Ah, make your way to glorious Venice"
Sadko: Tableau IV: "The height, 'tis the celestial height"

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