AQVR 351-2
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CD1 (78:51)

Act 1

1. Introduction

2. Antonida's cavatina and rondo

3. Scene and chorus

4. Scene

5. Trio

6. Finale

Act 3. Scene in Susanin's hut

7. Interlude

8. Vanya's song and Vanya's and Susanin's duet

9. Peasants chorus

10. Quartet

11. Scene and chorus

CD2 (69:25)

1. Wedding chorus

2. Antonida's romance

3. Finale

Act 4. Scene in the forest

4. Scene (choir, Susanin)

5. Susanin's aria

6. Susanin's recitative

7. Finale

Ivan Susanin, peasant of village Domnino ............................ Mark Reizen

Antonida, his daughter ........................................... Elizaveta Shumskaya

Vanya, adopted son of Susanin ......................................... Irina Sokolova

Bogdan Sobinin, citizen soldier, fiancé of Antonida ............ Georgy Nelepp

Choir & orchestra of Bolshoi theatre. Conductor - Vassily Nebolsin

††††††††††††††††Recorded in 1951 (act 1), 1950 (acts 3, 4)

Bonus tracks: Mark Reizen (bass)

8. On the old barrow (V.Kalinnikov - I.Nikitin)

9. Desert (M.Balakirev - A.Zhemchuzhnikov)

10. If in the bright day (Yu.Sakhnovsky - M.Svobodin)

11. What honour is there in spinning flax? (Yu.Sakhnovsky - A.K.Tolstoy)

12. Nightingale (P.Tchaikovsky - A.Pushkin)

13. When the king went to war

(F.Koenemann - M.Konopnicka, translated by A.Koltonovsky)

piano: A.Makarov (8-10, 12, 13), N.Walter (11).

Recorded in: 1946 (9, 12, 13), 1950 (8), 1951 (10, 11)

Scene in the forest (M.Glinka ďIvan SusaninĒ, act 4)

14. Susanin's aria

15. Recitative and Finale

Choir & orchestra. Conductor - S.Samossud. Recorded in 1942 (tonefilm)



Composers: Glinka M. I., Kalinnikov V. S.
Performers: Reizen M. O.