AQVR 392-2

Opera in four acts, libretto by A. Ghislanzoni

Aida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nina Pokrovskaya

Radames . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgy Nelepp

Amneris . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Veronika Borisenko

Amonasro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pavel Lisitsian

Re d'Egitto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sergei Krassovsky

Ramfis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eugeny Ivanov

Sacerdotessa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Antonina Ivanova

Un messaggero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vadim Kiriakov

Choir and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre

Conductor - Alexander Melik-Pashaev

Recording live from the Bolshoi Theatre, December 29, 1952



CD1

1. Prelude

Act I

2. Scene (Ramfis and Radames)

3. Radamesís Romance

4. Duet and Terzetto (Aida, Amneris, Radames)

5. Scene (Re d'Egitto, Un messaggero, Radames, Ramfis, Aida, Amneris, choir)

6. Scene and Aidaís aria

7. Scene (Ramfis, Radames, choir)

Act II

8. Scene, chorus and dance of the female Moorish slaves (Amneris, choir)

9. Scene and duet (Aida and Amneris)

10. People's chorus and hymn of priests

11. March

12. People's chorus and hymn of priests

13. Finale (Re d'Egitto, Radames, Aida, Amonasro, Ramfis, choir)

CD2

Act III

1. Introduction, choir (Ramfis, Amneris)

2. Aidaís recitative and romance

3. Duet (Aida and Amonasro)

4. Duet (Aida and Radames)

5. Scene and finale (Aida, Radames, Amonasro)

Act IV

6. Scene and duet (Amneris and Radames)

7. Scene councils (Amneris, Ramfis, choir)

8. Scene and duet (Aida and Radames). Finale (Aida, Radames, Amneris, choir)