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The Very Best Of Boris Christoff

Christoff,Boris
Release Date: 04/26/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 86335   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyAlexander BorodinNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Anna AlexievaBoris ChristoffVictoria de los AngelesNicolai Gedda,   ... 
Conductor:  André CluytensJerzy SemkowGeorges TzipineIssay Dobroven,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Boris Godunov: Prologue - I am oppressed "Coronation scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Boris Godunov: Yet one more tale "Pimen's Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3.
Boris Godunov: Nye syétuy, brat by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1874 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
4.
Boris Godunov: In the town of Kazan "Varlaam's Song" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6.
Boris Godunov: Ugh, it's oppressive "Clock Scene" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
7.
Boris Godunov: Farewell, my son, I am dying "Death of Boris" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8.
Prince Igor: I hate a dreary life "Galitsky's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Prince Igor: Oh, no, no, my friend by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
10.
At the homes of other folk by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Georges Tzipine
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
11.
For the shores of thy far native land by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Georges Tzipine
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
12.
Sadko: no 3, Song of the Viking Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Issay Dobroven
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
13.
Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (Skazaniye o nevidimom grade Kitezhe), opera in 4 acts: Act 3 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
14.
Eh, Ukhnyem (Song of the Volga Boatmen), folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Issay Dobroven
Written: by 1900; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
15.
Mephistopheles' song of the flea by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Issay Dobroven
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16.
Faust, opera: Act 2. Le veau d'or est toujours deboot by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Victoria de los Angeles (), Nicolai Gedda ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
17.
Faust, opera: Act 4. Seigneur, daignez permertre by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Victoria de los Angeles (), Nicolai Gedda ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 49 Secs. 
18.
Faust, opera: Act 4. Serenade. Qu'attendez-vous encore? ... Vous qui faites l'endormie by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Victoria de los Angeles (), Nicolai Gedda ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
19.
Iphigénie en Aulide: Decidesti il suo destin...Con le mie guardie by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Period: Classical 
Length: 10 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20.
Attila, opera: Act 1. Uldino! Non hai veduto? ... Mentre gonfiarsi l'anima by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
21.
Don Carlos: Ella giammai m'amò...Dormirò sol sul manto mio regal by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Jerzy Semkow
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
Length: 10 Minutes 46 Secs. 
22.
Vdolj po Peterskoy (Along the Peterskaya Road), folk song by Traditional
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
23.
The nursery: no 1, With nurse by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alexandre Labinsky (Piano), Boris Christoff ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
24.
The nursery: no 2, In the corner by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Alexandre Labinsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
25.
The nursery: no 3, The cockchafer by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Alexandre Labinsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
26.
The nursery: no 4, With the doll by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Alexandre Labinsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1872; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
27.
The nursery: no 5, Going to sleep by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff (), Alexandre Labinsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
28.
Songs and dances of death by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Georges Tzipine
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1877; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
29.
Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Act 3. Prince Gremin's Aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Wilhelm Schüchter
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
30.
Songs (6), Op. 16: no 1, Cradle song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexandre Labinsky (Piano), Boris Christoff ()
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
31.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexandre Labinsky (Piano), Gaston Marchésini (Cello), Boris Christoff ()
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
32.
Mefistofele: Son lo spirito che nega by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  Nicolai Malko
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
33.
Boris Godunov: Farewell, my son, I am dying "Death of Boris" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Anna Alexieva (), Boris Christoff ()
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Scene Two: Skorbít dushá! (Boris)
Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 1 - Scene One: Yeshchó odnó poslyédneye skazánye (Pimen)
Boris Godunov (1963 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Nye syétuy, brat
Boris Godunov (1963 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Kak vo górode býlo vo Kazáne (Varlam's Drinking Song)
Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 2: Dostig ya výshey vlásti (Boris)
Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 2: Uf! tyazheló! Day dukh perevedú ... (Boris)
Boris Godunov (1963 Digital Remaster), Act IV: Prosnúlsa ya...Oy; dúshno! dúshno! Svyétu!
Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Scene Two: Zvon! Pogrebál'ny zvon! (Boris/People/Fyodor/Church choir/Boyars)
Prince Igor (1967 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Nateshilsya li knyaz? (Galitsky's Aria)
Prince Igor (1967 Digital Remaster), Act 2: O net, net, drug (Konchak's Aria)
U Lyudey-to v domu' (1990 Digital Remaster): U Lyudey-to v domu'
Dlya beregov otchizni dal'noy' (1990 Digital Remaster): Dlya beregov otchizni dal'noy'
Sadko (1992 Digital Remaster): Song of the Viking Guest: 'O fearful crags' (Scene 4)
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (1992 Digital Remaster): Prince Yuri's Aria: 'O vain illusion of glory and grandeur' (Act 3)
Eugene Onegin (1955 Digital Remaster): Prince Gremin's Aria: 'Everyone knows love on earth' (Act 3)
Song of the Volga boatmen (1992 Digital Remaster): Song of the Volga boatmen
Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov) (1950 Digital Remaster): Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Faust (2003 Digital Remaster), Act II, Scene 3 (continued): Le veau d'or est toujours debout (Méphistophélès/Chorus)
Faust (2003 - Remaster): Seigneur, daignez permettre (Act IV)
Faust (2003 - Remaster): Qu'attendez-vous encore?...Vous qui faites l'endormie (Serenade) (Act IV)
Iphigénie en Aulide (1988 - Remaster): Decidesti il suo destin...Con le mie guardie...O tu la cosa mia più (Act 2)
Uldino! Non hai veduto?...Mentre gonfiarsi l'anima (Atilla, Act 1) (1988 - Remaster): Uldino! Non hai veduto?...Mentre gonfiarsi l'anima (Atilla, Act 1)
Ella giammai m'amo! (Don Carlo, Act 3) (1964 Digital Remaster): Ella giammai m'amo! (Don Carlo, Act 3)
Mefistofele (1995 - Remaster), Act 1, Scene 2: Son lo Spirito che nega (Mefistofele)
Lullaby (Kolybel'naja pesnja) Op.16 No.1 (1960 Digital Remaster): Lullaby (Kolybel'naja pesnja) Op.16 No.1
6 Songs Op. 6 (1960 Digital Remaster): No. 6, None but the lonely heart (wds. Mey after Goethe)
Along Peterskaya Street (arr. Mikhaylov) (1954 Digital Remaster): Along Peterskaya Street (arr. Mikhaylov)
The Nursery (2003 - Remaster): I: With nurse
The Nursery (2003 - Remaster): II: In the corner
The Nursery (2003 - Remaster): III: The cockchafer
The Nursery (2003 - Remaster): IV: With the doll
The Nursery (2003 - Remaster): V: Going to sleep
Songs and Dances of Death (2003 - Remaster): I: Trepak
Songs and Dances of Death (2003 - Remaster): IV: The field-marshal

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