AQVR 372-2
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Excerpts from the opera

Libretto based on A. Ostrovsky's folk drama

ďLive Not As You Would Like To" in the version by Yu. Stremin

Pyotr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALEXEI IVANOV

Dasha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NATALIA SOKOLOVA

Spiridonovna . . . . . . . . ELIZAVETA ANTONOVA

Grunya, her daughter . . VERONICA BORISENKO

Yeryomka . . . . . . . . . . NIKOLAI SCHEGOLKOV

Vasya . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALEXANDER KHOSSON

Agathon, Dasha's father . VENIAMIN SHEVTSOV

Stepanida, his wife . . . . . MARIA KUZNETSOVA

Merchants, honey-and-spice-drink Seller, bread-roll seller, spice-cake seller,

pancake seller, bear trainer, revelers - soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre

Conductor - Kirill Kondrashin; recorded in 1952

Bonus: scenes from the operas "The Power of the Fiend" (1947-1948, performed by I. Burlak, I. Petrov, etc.)
and "Judith" (1947, artists - L. Shukhat, A. Kleshcheva, N. Kazantseva, N. Alexandriyskaya, conductor - A. Kovalev)