AQVR 396-2
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Comic opera in three acts, libretto by E. Scribe

Fra Diavolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .†.†Sergei LEMESHEV

Lord Cockburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pavel Volovov

Lady Pamela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Gribova

Lorenzo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrei Sokolov

Mathéo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leonid Maslov

Zerline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nina Guselnikova

Beppo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yuri Filin

Giacomo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Igor Mikhailov

A peasant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivan Ionov

Francesco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicholai Roslyakov

Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yuri Kamenshchikov

Maid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E. Gavryushova

†††††††††††††††††††††††††Choir and orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre

†††††††Conductor - Boris Khaikin, choirmaster - Lev Savva and Ivan Litsvenko

††††††††††††††††††††††††Conductor scene brass band - Roman Altayev

†††††††††††††††††††Recording live from the Bolshoi Theatre, March 29, 1955

CD1

††1. Overture

Act 1

††2. Chorus of soldiers and scene†(Lorenzo, Mathéo, Zerline, Lord Cockburn, Lady Pamela)

††3. Dialogue

††4. Duettino (Lord Cockburn, Lady Pamela)

††5. Quintet (Mathéo, Lord Cockburn, Fra Diavolo, Lady Pamela, Zerline)

††6. Dialogue

††7. Romance (Zerline, Fra Diavolo)

††8. Scene (Mathéo, Zerline, Beppo, Giacomo)

††9. Dialogue

10. Trio (Beppo, Giacomo, Fra Diavolo)

11. Dialogue

12. Recitative (Lady Pamela, Fra Diavolo)

13. Barcarolle and duo (Lady Pamela, Fra Diavolo)

14. Trio (Lord Cockburn, Lady Pamela, Fra Diavolo)

15. Dialogue

16. Finale (Lady Pamela, Lord Cockburn, Fra Diavolo, Beppo, Giacomo, Zerline, Lorenzo, choir)

Act 2

17. Zerline's recitative and cavatina

18. Trio (Lord Cockburn, Lady Pamela, Zerline)

19. Dialogue

20. Barcarolle (Fra Diavolo)

21. Dialogue


CD2

††1. Zerline's scene and aria (Zerline, Beppo, Fra Diavolo, Giacomo)

††2. Scene (Fra Diavolo, Beppo, Giacomo, Zerline)

††3. Scene (Zerline, choir, Beppo, Fra Diavolo, Lorenzo, Giacomo)

††4. Dialogue

††5. Finale (Lord Cockburn, Lorenzo, Beppo, Fra Diavolo, Giacomo, Lady Pamela, Zerline)

Act 3

††6. Fra Diavolo's recitative and aria

††7. Dialogue

††8. Chorus and scene (Giacomo, Beppo, Mathéo , choir)

††9. Dialogue

10. Duet (Zerline, Lorenzo)

11. Finale: scene (choir, Mathéo , Lorenzo, Beppo, Giacomo, Zerline)

12. Dialogue

13. Scene (Lorenzo, choir, Francesco, Beppo, Giacomo, soldiers)

14. Dialogue

15. Scene (Lady Pamela, Lorenzo, Lord Cockburn, Mathéo, choir, Beppo, Zerline, Fra Diavolo, Francesco)

16. Scene (Fra Diavolo, Zerline, Lady Pamela, Lorenzo, Lord Cockburn, Mathéo, choir)

Bonus:

17. Recitative and aria of Zerline (act 2)

Irina Maslennikova

All-Union Radio Symphony orchestra, conductor - Alexander Gauk

Recording broadcasts from the Columned Hall of the House of Unions

February 18, 1951



Performers: Lemeshev S. Y.