AQVR 296-2

Jules Massenet. Opera "Manon." Act 1.

1. Prelude 4:15

2. Quintet (Guillot, Bretigny, Poussette, Javotte, Rosette, Innkeeper) 4:18

3. Scene (Innkeeper, Lescaut, Guillot, Chorus) 4:39

4. Scene (Lescaut and Manon) 1:13

5. Manonís arioso 3:49

6. Scene (chorus, Lescaut, Guillot, Manon, Bretigny, Poussette, Javotte, Rosette) 5:40

7. Lescautís Arioso 2:53

8. Manonís scene 1:49

9. Manonís aria 2:21

10. Scene (de Grieux) 1:47

11. Scene and duet (Manon and des Grieux) 8:29

12. Scene (Manon and des Grieux) and De Grieuxís dreams (Act 2 ) 3:46

13. Manonís aria, (Act 3) 2:53

14. De Grieuxís Aria, (Act 3) 5:00

15. Manon and des Grieuxís duet, (Act 3) 8:53

Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet"

16. Madrigal (Act 1), 5:15

17. Romeo and Julietís duet (Act 2 ) 8:00

Manon Lescaut Ė I. Maslennikova, Cavalier de Grieux - S. Lemeshev, Leskaut - I. Burlak (baritone); Guillot Ė V. Yakushenko (tenor);
Poussette - D. Sakharova (soprano); Javotte - V. Gradova (soprano), Rosette - Z. Dolukhanova (mezzo-soprano); Bretigny - Korolyev (bass); Innkeeper - D. Demianov (bass)

Conductors: C. Samosud (1-11), V. Nebolsin (12, 14 - 17), A. Gauk (13)

Recorded: 1948 (1-11, 16, 17), 1949 (12), 1950 (14, 15), 1951 (13)