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  1. Ruslan’s aria (M. Glinka «Ruslan and Lyudmila», act 2)

  2. Nilakanta’s stanzas (L. Delibes «Lakme», act 2)

  3. Mephistopheles’aria (A. Boito «Mefistofele», act 1)

  4. Mephistopheles’ couplets (Ch. Gounod «Faust», act 1)

  5. Aria of Prince Igor (A. Borodin «Prince Igor», act 2)

6-7. A Cell in the Chudov Monastery (M. Mussorgsky «Boris Godunov», act 1)

  8. Kochubey’s Arioso (P. Tchaikovsky «Mazeppa», act 2)

  9. Tomski’s ballad (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 1)

10. Tomski’s song (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 3)

11. Ibn-Hakia’s arioso (P. Tchaikovsky «Iolanta»)

12. Escamillo’s couplets (G. Bizet «Carmen», act 2)

13. Nilakanta’s stanzas (L. Delibes «Lakme», act 2)

14. Mephistopheles’ serenade (Ch. Gounod «Faust», act 3)

15. Mephistopheles’ couplets (Ch. Gounod «Faust», act 1)

Bonus tracks:

16. Ah, Nastasia (Russian folk song)

17. Along the Peterskaya (Russian folk song)

George Nelepp, tenore (7); presenter - Mikhail Balaksheev (14, 15)

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra (1-3, 5-12). Conductors - S. Samosud (1, 9-11), S. Sakharov (2, 3), A. Melik-Pashayev (5, 12), Z. Khalabala (6, 7), V. Nebolsin (8)

Domras Sextet conducted by A. Semenov (16, 17). Piano - G. Bergholz (4), S. Stuchevsky (13-15)

Recording in: 1935 (8), 1937 (9-10, 12), 1938 (1) 1939 (4), 1940 (2, 3, 11, 16. 17), 1941 (5) 1946 (13) 04.04.1950, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatorium (14-15), 19.01.1957, Bolshoi theatre (6-7)

From the collection of K. Vershinin (1), N. Kruzhkov (16-17)