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Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tsar's Bride / Svetlanov

Rimsky-korsakov / Oleinichenko / Svetlanov
Release Date: 07/31/2007 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 1287  
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Evgeny KibkaloLarissa Avdeyeva
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre OrchestraBolshoi Theatre Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The classic 1965 motion picture directed by Vladimir Gorikker, featuring the Bolshoi Opera.

The Tsar’s Bride was composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov in 1899. It tells the story of a beautiful young girl who is chosen-quite against her will-by Tsar Ivan the Terrible to be his bride. The actors, singers and musicians of the Bolshoi Opera & Theatre star in this motion picture, which is sung in Russian with English subtitles. Upon its original theatrical release, the New York Times acclaimed the Rimsky-Korsakov score as one which “surgers and soars, magnificently voiced by the grand old Bolshoi.”

Region: All
Running Time: 96 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: B&W
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Works on This Recording

Tsar's Bride by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Evgeny Kibkalo (Baritone), Larissa Avdeyeva (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra,  Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 

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 A rarity May 13, 2012 By BURTON A JONES, JR. (Manvel, TX) See All My Reviews "This is a rarely performed opera so we can be grateful for this fine recording. It is a black and white film with singers doing voiceovers for the actors. Both the actors and the singers are quite good. If you like Russian tragic opera, you should enjoy this one." Report Abuse
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