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Prima Voce - Chaliapin


Release Date: 12/02/1992 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 7823   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyAnton RubinsteinTraditionalJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Feodor ChaliapinSchmidt,Olive KlineMargherita Carosio,   ... 
Conductor:  Josef PasternackGeorge ByngSir Eugene GoossensJulius Harrison,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Feodor Chaliapin. Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloist: Feodor Chaliapin. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Boris Godunov: Yet one more tale "Pimen's Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/26/1911 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
2. The demon: Do not weep, my child "Demon's Aria" by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/15/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
3. Mashenka by Traditional
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 9/30/1911 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
4. Songs (5), Op. 94: no 4, Sapphische Ode by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/12/1914 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
5. Mephistopheles' song of the flea by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/10/1921 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
6. O could I but express in song by Leonid Malashkin
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/11/1921 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
7. Boris Godunov: In the town of Kazan "Varlaam's Song" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1/30/1922 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
8. Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/31/1922 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Dormirò sol..." 
9. Sadko: no 3, Song of the Viking Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  George Byng
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/9/1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
10. Song of the Volga boatmen by Traditional
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  George Byng
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/9/1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Arranged: Chaliapin & Koenemann 
11. Prince Igor: I can't conceal by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Josef Pasternack
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/22/1922 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
12. Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/26/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
13. Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie "Serenade" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 7/2/1923 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
14. Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Harrison
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 9/25/1923 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
15. A Life for the Tsar: They sense the truth "Susanin's Aria" by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Julius Harrison
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1836; Russia 
Date of Recording: 9/25/1923 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
16. La Bohème: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/3/1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. Songs (7), Op. 47: no 5, I bless you, forests "Pilgrim's Song" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass), Schmidt, (Violin)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Date of Recording: 1/3/1924 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
18. Mefistofele: Son lo spirito che nega by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 3/16/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection comprises just the first section of the double aria. 
19. Mefistofele: Son lo spirito che nega by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Vincenzo Bellezza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 5/31/1926 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
20. Don Quichotte: O mon maître, ô mon Grand! "Death Scene" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Olive Kline (Soprano), Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Rosario Bourdon
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 4/7/1927 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: French 
21. Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Max Steimann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/6/1931 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
22. Boris Godunov: Ugh, it's oppressive "Clock Scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Max Steimann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/6/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
23. Boris Godunov: Farewell, my son, I am dying "Death of Boris" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Margherita Carosio (Soprano), Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Vincenzo Bellezza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 7/4/1928 
Venue:  Live  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London 
Length: 12 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
24. In questa tomba oscura, WoO 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Albert Coates
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/20/1927 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
25. Prince Igor: How goes it, Prince? "Konchak's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/20/1927 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
26. Down the Peterskaya Road by Traditional
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Petersky Balalaika Orchestra
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/13/1929 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Arranged: Chaliapin 
27. Aleko: The moon is high in the sky "Aleko's Cavatina" by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1929 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
28. Faust: Le veau d'or est toujours debout by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Michel Cozette (Baritone), Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Paul-Henri Büsser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 2/27/1930 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: French 
29. Nochen'ka by Traditional
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass), Jean Bazilevsky (Piano)
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/12/1930 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Arranged: Chaliapin 
30. Rusalka: Ah, you young girls "Miller's Aria" by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Max Steimann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1855; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/8/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
31. Persian Songs (12), Op. 34: no 9, The turbulent waters of Kur "Persian Love Song" by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Lawrence Collingwood
Date of Recording: 5/13/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
32. Russlan and Ludmilla: The happy day is gone (Farlaf's rondo) by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Max Steimann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
Date of Recording: 6/8/1931 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
33. Elégie by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass), Cedric Sharpe (Cello), Ivor Newton (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1869; France 
Date of Recording: 5/13/1931 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: French 
34. Liturgica domestica, Op. 79: Gloria by Alexander Gretchaninov
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Nicolai Afonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian Metropolitan Church Choir Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 3/1/1932 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Slavonic 
35. Chansons de Don Quichotte: Chanson de la mort by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Conductor:  Jacques Ibert
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
Date of Recording: 3/13/1933 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
36. Mephistopheles' song of the flea by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  George Godzinsky (Piano), Feodor Chaliapin (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 2/6/1936 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Russian 

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