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Songs And Romances / Vishnevskaya, Rostropovich

Vishnevskaya / Rostropovich
Release Date: 06/22/2009 
Label:  Apex   Catalog #: 4690457   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Mikhail GlinkaAlexander DargomizhskyModest MussorgskyAlexander Borodin,   ... 
Performer:  Galina VishnevskayaMstislav Rostropovich
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A marvellously rich programme recorded by Russian music’s exiled royal couple. Vishnevskaya’s voice is still forceful but often squally in this 1991 recording; but their intense feeling for these classic 19th-century songs is unique and moving.

-- Michael Scott Rohan, BBC Music Magazine
A marvellously rich programme recorded by Russian music’s exiled royal couple. Vishnevskaya’s voice is still forceful but often squally in this 1991 recording; but their intense feeling for these classic 19th-century songs is unique and moving.

-- Michael Scott Rohan, BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1.
The Gulf of Finland by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Russia 
2.
Tell me, Maiden by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
3.
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne (Do not sing to me, fair maiden) by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
4.
Ya zdes, Inezilya (Here I am, Iñesilla) by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
5.
Adèle by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Russia 
6.
A farewell to St Petersburg: no 8, Barcarolle by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Russia 
7.
A farewell to St Petersburg: no 5, Cradle song by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Russia 
8.
The Sierra Nevada was covered with mist by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1840; Russia 
9.
The night zephyr stirs the air by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Russia 
10.
The girl and the youth by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1842; Russia 
11.
Prayer by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1842; Russia 
12.
Heavenly Clouds for voice & piano by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
13.
I am sad by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Russia 
14.
In the expanse of the heavens by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
15.
The vision by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
16.
Softly the spirit flew up to heaven by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
17.
Kalistratushka by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Russia 
18.
Gathering mushrooms by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Russia 
19.
Forgotten by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
20.
Why art thou so early, dawn? by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1855; Russia 
21.
Song of the dark forest by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Russia 
22.
Sleeping Princess by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Russia 
23.
Sea Princess by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Russia 
24.
For the shores of thy far native land by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
25.
To forget so soon by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Russia 
26.
Songs (7), Op. 47: no 6, Does the day reign? by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
27.
Songs (6), Op. 73: no 4, The sun has set by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
28.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
29.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 2, Not a word, O my friend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
30.
Songs (6), Op. 65: no 1, Où vas-tu, souffle d'aurore by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
31.
Songs (6), Op. 57: no 3, Do not ask by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Russia 
32.
Songs (6), Op. 57: no 1, Tell me, what in the shade of the branches by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Russia 
33.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Amid the din of the ball by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
34.
Songs (6), Op. 28: no 4, He loved me so much by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
35.
Songs (6), Op. 25: no 1, Reconciliation by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
36.
Songs (12), Op. 60: no 9, Night by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
37.
Songs (12), Op. 60: no 6, Frenzied nights by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Russia 
38.
Children's Songs (16), Op. 54: no 10, Lullaby in a storm by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Russia 

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