AQVR 393-2
Oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra (the first version), op.17 (1944)

1. Invasion

2. Weeping Women

3. Song of the Red Army

4. Letter to a friend

5. On the bank of the Volga. Mother's Arioso

6. The steppes around the Don. Breaking Dawn

7. Call of the old man. Eternal glory, eternal memory to the fallen heroes

Warrior - Alexander Pirogov (bass)

Mother - Maria Maksakova (mezzo-soprano)

The old man - Fedor Fedotov (tenor)

Republican Russian Choir (artistic director - A. Stepanov)

USSR State Symphony Orchestra

Conductor - Alexander Gauk

Recorded in 1944

Performers: Pirogov A. S.