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Opera in three acts, libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré

Nadir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sergei Lemeshev

Leila . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .†.†Nadezhda Kazantseva

Zurga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .†.†.†.†Vladimir Zakharov

Nourabad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trofim Antonenko

Choir and Orchestra of the All-Union Radio

†††††††††Conductor - Onissim Bron

†††††††††††††††††Recorded in 1950

CD1

††1. Prelude

Act 1

††2. Chorus

††3. Scene and chorus (Zurga, Nadir)

††4. Recitative (Zurga, Nadir)

††5. Nadir and Zurga's duet

††6. Recitative and scene (Zurga, Nadir, Leila, choir)

††7. Recitative and romance of Nadir

††8. Final (Nourabad, Nadir, Leila, choir)

Act 2

††9. Scene (Nourabad, Leila, choir)

10. Recitative and cavatina of Leila

CD2

††1. Nadir's song

2-3. Leila and Nadir's duet

††4. Finale (Leila, Nadir, Nourabad, Zurga, choir)

Act 3

††5. Entracte, recitative and aria of Zurga

††6. Scene and duet of Leila and Zurga

††7. Fishermen's dance (choir)

††8. Scene and chorus (Nourabad, Zurga)

††9. Trio (Leila, Nadir, Zurga)

10. Finale (Zurga, Nadir, Leila, Nourabad, choir)

Bonus tracks:

11. Giorgio and Riccardo's duet (V. Bellini ęI PuritaniĽ, act 3)

Giorgio - Georgy Abramov, Riccardo - Vladimir Zakharov

All-Union radio's orchestra, conductor - Grigory Stolyarov, rec. 1950's

12. Romeo and Juliet's duet

(P. Tchaikovsky, instr. S. Taneyev) GPT 015764-7

Romeo Ė Sergei Lemeshev, Juliet Ė Irina Maslennikova, Nurse Ė Elena Gribova

Bolshoi Theatre's orchestra, conductor - Samuil Samosud, rec. 1948



Performers: Lemeshev S. Y.