AQVR 410-2
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CD 1. Romances by Ìikhail Glinka AQVR 410A-2

  1. When I hear your voice

  2. Say not that it grieves the heart

  3. The Gulf of Finland

  4. Pour un moment

  5. Disenchantment

  6. Why do you cry, young beauty

  7. Ho perduto il mio tesoro

  8. Heart's memory

  9. The maids once told me, grandfather

10. Rememberance

11. Forgive me, forgive

12. I have but recognized you

13. Adele

14. I am here, Inezilla

15. Elegy (Do not tempt me)

16. Doubt

17. The fire of longing burns in my blood

18. The Venetian night

19. You will not return again

20. The poor singer

21. Il desiderio

     From the cycle «Farewell to St. Petersburg»

22. Who is she and where is she? (n. 1)

23. Bolero (Oh, my beautiful maiden) (n. 3)

24. When you blossomed magnificently like a rose (n. 4)

25. Lullaby (n. 5)

26. The knightly romance (n. 9)

27. The lark (n. 10)

28. To Molly (n. 11)
Nina Alexandriyskaya, mezzo-soprano (10, 11), Maria Shaposhnikova, soprano (15, 16), Andrei Ivanov, bariton (19)
Recorded in 1943 (15, 16), 1946 (5, 6, 8, 9, 20), 1947 (1-4, 7, 14, 19, 21-26), 1948 (27), 1950 (10, 11, 28), 1951 (12, 13, 17, 18)

CD 2. Russian Romances AQVR 410B-2

  1. Serenade (A. Gurilev)

  2. The young man and the maiden (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  3. I loved you (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  4. What is in my name (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  5. You're pretty (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  6. Van'ka-Tan'ka (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  7. The sailors (A. Dargomyzhsky)

  8. Serenade (The night is quiet, and the moon) (A. Varlamov)

  9. Do not sing, nightingale (A. Varlamov)

10. Serenade (A. Varlamov)

11. Too premature, flower, you blossomed in the field (A. Varlamov)

12. In the west the horizon is growing pale (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

13. I love thee, crescent moon (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

14. Beauty (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

15. The singer (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

16. I am still filled, my dear friend (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

17. The flying chain of clouds is thinning (N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

18. By the Don a garden grows (M. Mussorgsky)

19. Serenade (Oh, child!) (P. Tchaikovsky)

20. The lights were going out in the rooms (P. Tchaikovsky)

21. Carry my heart away (P. Tchaikovsky)

22. I died of happiness (N. Lodyzhensky)

23. Yes, I am again with you (N. Lodyzhensky)

24. There lived a young Georgian (N. Lodyzhensky)

25. The appeal (N. Lodyzhensky)

26. Morning star (N. Lodyzhensky)

27. An island (S. Taneyev)

28. Found (S. Taneyev)

29. If not my passion (S. Taneyev)

30. The last conversation (S. Taneyev)

31. The burned letter (C. Cui)

32. Lullaby (A. Grechaninov)

33. The sea and the heart (V. Sokolov)
Andrei Ivanov, bariton (6, 7), Nina Alexandriyskaya, mezzo-soprano (8-11)
Recorded in 1947 (1-12, 17-21, 27, 31, 32), 1950 (13-16, 22-26, 28-30), 1951 (8-11), 1953 (33)

CD 3. L. Beethoven, J. Brahms, H. Wolf, E. Grieg, G. Bizet, A. Dvořák, F. Schubert, R. Schuman AQVR 410C-2

  1. An die ferne Geliebte (L. Beethoven)

  2. Mein Mädel hat einen Rosenmund! (J. Brahms)

  3. Verborgenheit (H. Wolf)

  4. Der Gärtner (H. Wolf)

  5. Våren (E. Grieg)

  6. La coccinelle (G. Bizet)

  7. A les je tichý kolem kol (A. Dvořák)

  8. Dejte klec jestřábu ze zlata ryzého (A. Dvořák)

  9. O, nasi lásce nekvete to vytouzené stestí (A. Dvořák)

10. Kol domu se ted' potácím (A. Dvořák)

11. V té sladké moci očí tvých (A. Dvořák)

12. Ständchen (F. Schubert)

13. Am Meer (F. Schubert)

14. Die Gestirne (F. Schubert)

15. Der Musensohn (F. Schubert)

16. Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt (Mignon und der Harfner) (F. Schubert)

17-19. Tragödie (R. Schumann)

a) Entflieh mit mir und sei mein Weib

b) Es fiel ein Reif in der Fruehlingsnacht

c) Auf ihrem Grab, da steht eine Linde

20. Herbstlied (R. Schumann)

21. Meine Rose (R. Schumann)

22. Schöne Wiege meiner Leiden (R. Schumann)

23. Mit Myrten und Rosen (R. Schumann)

24. Der Nußbaum (R. Schumann)
Nina Alexandriyskaya, mezzo-soprano (16, 18, 19)
Recorded in 1945 (1), 1947 (5, 12-14, 24), 1950 (7-11, 17-19), 1951 (15, 16, 20- 23), 1953 (3, 4)

CD 4. XX century romances AQVR 410D-2

Mikhail Matveev «Five romances set to verses by Feodor Tyutchev»

  1. (1) I stood by the Neva, gazing

  2. (2) Reluctantly and timidly

  3. (3) What do you bend under the water

  4. (4) Human tears

  5. (5) Again I stand above the Neva

Yury Kochurov «Miniatures: Eight verses by Alexander Pushkin»

  6. (1) On the shore, where the forest is sleeping

  7. (2) The beauty in front of the mirror

  8. (3) The celler

  9. (4) Happy who is near you

10. (5) Mary

11. (6) The last flowers

12. (7) Tavrida

13. (8) Play, Adele

14. Your eyes shine like the heavens (Y. Kochurov)

Yury Shaporin, from the cycle «Distant Youth» (Alexander Blok, op. 12)

15. (1) I remember the evening (n. 1)

16. (2) Beyond hills and woods (n. 5)

17. (3) Your southern voice is languid (n. 7)

18. (4) Once upon a time of long grief (n. 8)

19. (5) That life is passed (n. 10)

20. Among the worlds (Y Shaporin)

21. Elegy (Sound Is Approaching) (Y. Shaporin)

22. The Dawn (K. Yirak)

23. The Winter Road (T. Khrennikov)

24. My Soul (Love for the public good) (M. Grachev)

25. The Cup (A. Pozdnyakov)

26. Farewell (A. Pozdnyakov)

27. The letter (A. Pozdnyakov)

28. Lullaby (Z. Kompaneets)

29. Waiting (Z. Kompaneets)

30. Good morning (K. Listov)

31. Her eyes (A. Titov)

32. On the channels of the Volga (V. Muradeli)

33. Bacchic Song (A. Goldenweiser)
Recorded in 1938 (29, 30), 1941 (15-19, 31, 32), 1946 (1-5, 14, 20, 25, 26), 1947 (6, 7, 9-13, 21, 27, 28, 33), 1949 (8, 23), 1950 (22, 24)


CD 5. Folk and Soviet songs AQVR 410E-2

  1. Bylina about Dobrynya Nikitich

  2. Oh, and who is our greatest-greatest (Russian folk song)

  3. Oh, Ivan, you, Ivan (Russian folk song)

  4. On the mountain peak (Russian folk song)

  5. I will harness the horses to the troika (Russian folk song)

  6. In the field a birch tree stood (Russian folk song)

  7. Thou art my sun-rise (Russian folk song)

  8. I sit on the stone (Russian folk song)

  9. The blue dove (Russian folk song)

10. The grass in the meadow (Russian folk song)

11. Far, far beyond the Volga steppe (Russian folk song)

12. Song of the Thief (M. Balakirev)

13. Oh, in the meadow (Ukrainian folk song)

14. Under the window (Serbian folk song)

15. Near a river on a small meadow (Russian folk song)

16. Ah you, dear Winter (Russian folk song)

16. Not two clouds (Y. Shaporin)

17. Father Suvorov (Y. Shaporin)

19. Down the cobbled street (Russian folk song)

20. The Balalaika (S. Katz)

21.The golden sunset has finished burning (Y. Slonov)

22. Golden lights (V. Soloviev-Sedoy)

23. Sing, comrade (Z. Kompaneets)

24. The little Cossack (M. Blanter)

25. In an urban garden (M. Blanter)

26. The mandolin (A. Pozdnyakov)
Ivan Patorzhinsky, bass (13), Ivan Skobtsov, bass (23)
Recorded in: 1943 (13, 19), 1944 (4), 1946 (14), 1947 (9-12, 15, 22, 25, 26), 1948 (1-3, 6, 20, 23, 24), 1950 (7, 8, 16-18), 1953 (5, 21)



CD 6. César Cui «Puss in Boots» (opera-fairytale) AQVR 410F-2

Puss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pavel Pontryagin (tenor) (sung)

                                                                                                                     Nikolay Litvinov (spoken)

Jean, the youngest son of the Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgy Vinogradov (tenor)

(alias the Marquis of Carabas)

The middle son of the Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alexei Usmanov (tenor)

The eldest son of the Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniil Demyanov (bass)

The King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgy Abramov (baritone)

The Princess, and daughter of the King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zoya Muratova (soprano)

The Ogre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Konstantin Polyaev (bass)

Choir and Orchestra of the All-Union Radio Committee

Conductor - Leonid Pyatigorsky

Recorded in 1948


 1. Introduction

Tableaux 1

  2. (text) (Cat)

  3. Trio (Jean, the eldest and middle sons of the Miller)

  4. Jean's Aria

  5. (text) (Cat)

  6. Scene of Jean and the Cat

Tableaux 2

  7. (text) (Cat)

  8. Courtier's chorus

  9. Scene (King, Courtiers, Princess)

10. The Princess's song

11. Scene (King, Courtiers)

12. (text)

13. Scene (Cat, King, Courtiers)

14. Quadrille

Tableaux 3

15. (text) (Cat)

16. Scene (Cat)

17. (text) (Cat)

18. Scene (Reapers, Hay-makers, Cat)

19. (text) (Cat)

20. Scene (Cat, King, Reapers, Hay-makers, Princess, Jean)

21. (text) (Cat)

Tableaux 4

22. Scene (Ogre, Cat, Ogre's servants)

23. Scene (King, Jean, Princess)

24. Jean and the Princess' duet

25. Finale (Cat, King, Ogre's servants and Courtiers)

Bonus tracks:

26. Ivan's songs (L. Polovinkin - A. Surkov, from the movie «Konyok-Gorbunok»)

27. Ivan's aria about Moscow (M. Krasev «The Princess who never smiled»)