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Modest Mussorgsky

  1. Introduction (”Sorochinsky Fair”)

  2. Gopak (”Sorochinsky Fair”, act 3)

  3. Dawn on the Moskva River (”Khovanshchina”)

  4. Marfa's divination (”Khovanshchina”, act 2)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

  5. Overture (”The Tsar's Bride”)

  6. Gryaznoy's aria (”The Tsar's Bride”, act 1)

  7. Procession of the Princes (”Mlada”, act 2)

  8. The battle at Kerzhenets (”The Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia”, act 3)

  9. Mazurka (”Pan Voevoda”, act 3)

10. Introduction (”The Golden Cockerel”)

11. Wedding procession (”The Golden Cockerel”, act 3)

12. Introduction to the second act (”The Tale of Tsar Saltan”)

13. The flight of the Bumblebee (”The Tale of Tsar Saltan”, act 3)

14. The three miracles (”The Tale of Tsar Saltan”, act 4)

15. From Homer (prelude-cantata)

Soloists: Nadezhda Obukhova (4), Sergei Migai (6), Natalia Shpiller (soprano),

Maria Maksakova (mezzo-soprano), Bronislava Zlatogorova (contralto) (15)

The Great Symphony Orchestra of the All-Union Radio (1-5, 7, 9-14)

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra (6, 8)

Choir and orchestra of the All-Union Radio Committee (15)

Recorded in: 1937 (6, 10, 11, 14), 1939 (4), 1941 (7), 1944 (1, 2, 5, 12), 1947 (3, 15), 1948 (9), 1949 (8), 1952 (13)