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Russian Images - Arensky, Balakirev, Et Al / Savenko, Blok


Release Date: 07/13/1999 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 67105   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Mikhail GlinkaAlexander DargomizhskyAlexander BorodinMily Balakirev,   ... 
Performer:  Vassily SavenkoAlexander Blok
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Savenko is a suave and accomplished singer, his phrasing beautifully shaped. Beautiful and evocative songs' (BBC Music Magazine) 'A voice of great expressive eloquence and power, rich in sonority and depth. A debut recital of great quality' (Classic fM Magazine) 'Vassily Savenko is something rather special ... superb recital exploring a wide repertoire ... An ideal introduction to the wealth of Russian song' (Classic CD) 'Savenko is a suave and accomplished singer, his phrasing beautifully shaped. Beautiful and evocative songs' (BBC Music Magazine) 'A voice of great expressive eloquence and power, rich in sonority and depth. A debut recital of great quality' (Classic fM Magazine) 'Vassily Savenko is something rather special ... superb recital exploring a wide repertoire ... An ideal introduction to the wealth of Russian song' (Classic CD) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
How sweet it is to be with you by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Russia 
2.
A farewell to St Petersburg: no 3, Bolero by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Russia 
3.
The night zephyr stirs the air by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Russia 
4.
The miller by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1851; Russia 
5.
Deep down, I remember by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Russia 
6.
For the shores of thy far native land by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
7.
Songs (20): no 2, Embrace, kiss by Mily Balakirev
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Russia 
8.
Songs (4), Op. 3: no 4, On the hills of Georgia by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
9.
Poems (25) by Pushkin, Op. 57: no 17, La statue de Tsarskoïe Selo by César Cui
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
10.
Forgotten by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
11.
Mephistopheles' song of the flea by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
12.
Songs (7), Op. 47: no 5, I bless you, forests "Pilgrim's Song" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
13.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Amid the din of the ball by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
14.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 1, Don Juan's serenade by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
15.
Romances (6), Op. 27: no 2, Autumn by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
16.
Romances (3), Op. 3: no 2, I have outlived my desires by Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; Russia 
17.
Songs (7), Op. 28: no 5, Spring solace by Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913-1914; Russia 
18.
Songs, Op. 20: no 4, The Prisoner by Alexander Grechaninov
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
19.
Songs, Op. 37: no 1, Dawn by Boris Lyatoshinsky
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Russia 
20.
Songs, Op. 37: no 2, Supreme happiness by Boris Lyatoshinsky
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; Russia 
21.
Songs (12), Op. 14: no 9, She is as lovely as the noon by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone), Alexander Blok (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Russia 
22.
Songs (12), Op. 14: no 12, 'Tis time by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexander Blok (Piano), Vassily Savenko (Bass Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Russia 

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