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The Splendours of Russian Opera

Album Summary

>Glinka, Mikhail : Ruslan and Lyudmila
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Sadko
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Eugen Onegin
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Aleko, opera, TN ii/70
>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Maid of Orléans (Jeanne d'Arc), opera
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers


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Works Details

>Glinka, Mikhail : Ruslan and Lyudmila :: Ruslan and Ludmilla, G. xivov
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837-1842

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Sadko :: Song of the Viking (Varangian) guest
  • Performer: Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice)
  • Conductor: Edward Downes
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1895-1896

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Eugen Onegin :: Tatyana's letter scene
  • Performer: Teresa Kubiak (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
  • Running Time: 13 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1877-1878

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Eugen Onegin :: Entr'acte and waltz
  • Performers: Stuart Burrows (Tenor); William Mason (Bass-Baritone); Bernd Weikl (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1877-1878

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Aleko, opera, TN ii/70 :: Aleko's cavatina
  • Performer: Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice)
  • Conductor: Edward Downes
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1892

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian dances
  • Conductor: Georg Solti
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 13 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Galitzky's aria
  • Performer: Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice)
  • Conductor: Edward Downes
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Maid of Orléans (Jeanne d'Arc), opera :: Farewell to the forests
  • Performer: Regina Resnik (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Edward Downes
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1879

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Boris Godunov :: Coronation scene
  • Performers: Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice); Alexei Maslennikov (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868-1869