The Bolshoi Experience - Highlights From Russian Operas

Release Date: 7/25/2006
Label: Pentatone
Catalog Number: PTC5186089
Number of Discs: 1

Physical Format:

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This is a hybrid Super Audio CD playable on both regular and Super Audio CD players.
Works on This Recording
1. A Life for the Tsar: After the battle the god of war by Mikhail Glinka
Period: Romantic
2. Rusalka: Mad Scene and Death of Miller by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer: Mikhail Gubsky (Tenor), Alexander Naumenko (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848-1855 ; Russia
3. Iolanta, Op 69: No! The charms of a voluptuous beauty by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Vsevolod Grivnov (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; Russia
4. Mazeppa: O, Marija, Marija by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Yuri Nechaev (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1883 ; Russia
5. Prince Igor: No sleep, no rest "Igor's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer: Yuri Nechaev (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869-1887 ; Russia
6. Prince Igor: How goes it, Prince? "Konchak's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer: Valery Gilmanov (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869-1887 ; Russia
7. Prince Igor: Hey, bring the captive girls here! by Alexander Borodin
Performer: Yuri Nechaev (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
8. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Period: Romantic
9. Aleko: Old Gypsy's Story by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Taras Shtonda (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
10. A Life for the Tsar: They sense the truth "Susanin's Aria" by Mikhail Glinka
Performer: Vladimir Matorin (Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1834-1836 ; Russia
11. Rusalka: Unwillingly to these sad shores "Prince's Cavatina" by Alexander Dargomizhsky
Performer: Mikhail Gubsky (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1848-1855 ; Russia
12. Queen of Spades, Op. 68: Midnight is nearing (Lisa's Aria) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Yelena Zelenskaya (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Russia
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