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Rimsky-Korsakov: Romances / Hovhannisyan, Yurchuk, Rybin


Release Date: 11/17/2017 
Label:  Stone Records   Catalog #: 5060192780772  
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey RybinAnush HovhannisyanYuriy Yurchuk
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This exciting new recording of chamber vocal works from one of the grand masters of Russian music - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - comprises a selection of 24 Romances. It includes both well known and rarely heard outstanding examples of his oeuvre, all of which are at least on a par with his compatriots Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. Vibrant and moving performances are given by two alumni of the prestigious Royal Opera House Jette Parker Young Artists Programme - Armenian Soprano Anush Hovhannisyan (who recently represented her country in Cardiff Singer of the World Competition) and Ukrainian Baritone Yuriy Yurchuk (House Principal at Royal Opera House). Accompanied by pianist Sergey Rybin, an established specialist in the field of Russian music Read more who also writes the extensive notes for the booklet, this release is a treasure trove of Russian art song. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
In spring, Op. 43: no 1, The lark sings louder by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
2.
By the sea (5), Op. 46: no 1, The wave breaks into spray by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
3.
Songs (4), Op. 26: no 1, In moment to delight devoted by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Russia 
4.
Songs (2), Op. 56: no 1, The nymph by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 
5.
To the poet, Op. 45: no 3, The octave by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
6.
Songs (4), Op. 27: no 2, The echo by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
7.
Songs (2), Op. 56: no 2, Summer Night's Dream by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
8.
Songs (4), Op. 40: no 1, When the Golden Cornfield Waves by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
9.
Songs (4), Op. 3: no 4, On the hills of Georgia by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
10.
Songs (4), Op. 42: no 3, The clouds begin to scatter by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
11.
Songs (4), Op. 7: no 4, Thy Glance is Radiant as the Heavens by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
12.
Songs (4), Op. 40: no 3, Of what I dream in the quiet night by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
13.
Songs (4), Op. 40: no 2, Across the midnight sky by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
14.
Songs (4), Op. 2: no 2, Enslaved by the rose, the nightingale by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
15.
Songs (4), Op. 41: no 1, Sun of the sleepless by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
16.
To the poet, Op. 45: no 5, Poet by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
17.
Songs (4), Op. 4: no 3, In the dark grove, the nightingale is silent by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
18.
Songs (4), Op. 7: no 3, Switezianka by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
19.
By the sea (5), Op. 46: no 2, Not a sound from the sea by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
20.
Songs (5), Op. 51: no 1, Slowly drag my days by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
21.
Songs (5), Op. 51: no 4, The Beauty by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
22.
Songs (2), Op. 49: no 1, The upas tree by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Russia 
23.
In spring, Op. 43: no 2, Not the wind, blowing from the heights by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sergey Rybin (Piano), Anush Hovhannisyan (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 
24.
Songs (2), Op. 49: no 2, The prophet by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Yuriy Yurchuk (Baritone), Sergey Rybin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Russia 

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