AQVR 413-2
Moscow radio recordings 1938 - 1940
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CD1  Imre Kálmán «Die Csárdásfürstin»

         E. Lebedeva, M. Kachalov, N. Bravin, G. Yaron, R. Lazareva, S. Anikeev

         Conductor - G. Fuchs-Martin. Recorded in 1939

CD2-3  Imre Kálmán «Gräfin Mariza»

         S. Vermel, M. Kachalov, V. Volodin, R. Lazareva, G. Yaron, E. Savitskaya

         Conductor - M. Zhukov. Recorded in 1940

         Franz Lehár «Der Graf von Luxemburg» (highlights)

         E. Lebedeva, M. Kachalov, G. Yaron, K. Kuzmina, S. Anikeev

         Conductor - M. Zhukov. Recorded in 1945

CD4  Alexei Ryabov «Sorochinsky Fair»

         M. Kachalov, E. Pokrovskaya, V. Volodin, S. Anikeev, E. Granovskaya,

         K. Novikova, A. Gedroits. Conductor - A. Zalevsky. Recorded in 1938

CD5  Boris Alexandrov «A Wedding in Malinovka»

         V. Zarubeev, T. Bach, M. Kachalov, E. Lebedeva, V. Volodin, E. Savitskaya

         Conductor - A. Zalevsky. Recorded in 1939

CD6-7  Matvei Blanter «On the bank of the Amur river»

         N. Bravin, T. Bach, G. Yaron, O. Vlasova, V. Volodin, E. Pokrovskaya,

         A. Gedroits. Conductor - N. Alexandrov. Recorded in 1940

CD1 (79:47)

          Imre Kálmán “Die Csárdásfürstin” (operetta montage)

Silva Varescu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evdokia Lebedeva

Feri von Kerekes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolay Bravin

Edwin Ronald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kachalov

Count Boni Káncsiánu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serafim Anikeev

Countess Stasi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Regina Lazareva

Prince Volyapyuk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grigory Yaron

Madame Volyapyuk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L. Gorskaya

Oberleutnant von Rohnsdorff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vladimir Daminsky

Entertainer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evgeny Ronsky

Assistant Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Piotr Rannev

Narrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Igor Stravinsky

        Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

                          Conductor - Georgy Fuchs-Martin

                                         Recorded in 1939

  1. Overture

Act 1

  2. narrator

  3. Silva's aria

  4. narration

  5. Boni and Feri's duet

  6. narration

  7. Silva and Edwin's first duet

  8. scene

  9. Boni's couplets

10. narration

11. Silva's csárdás

12. narration

13. Finale

Act 2

14. narration

15. Edwin and Stasi's duet

16. narration

17. narration

18. Silva and Edwin's second duet

19. narration

20. Boney and Stasi's duet

21. narration

22. Finale

Act 3

23. narration

24. narration

25. Finale


CD2-3 (78:00 + 76:46)

            Imre Kálmán “Gräfin Mariza” (operetta montage)

Gräfin Mariza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sofia Vermel

Graf Tassilo von Endrödy-Wittemburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kachalov

Baron Ortizaki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vladimir Volodin

Baron Kolomán Zsupán . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serafim Anikeev

Lisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Regina Lazareva

Karl Stefan Liebenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sergey Kalinsky

Princess Božena Guddenstein zu Clumetz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Savitskaya

Penižek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grigory Yaron

Gypsy Aza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NN

            Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

                                 Conductor - Mikhail Zhukov

                                        Recorded in 1940

    Franz Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg” (fragments of the operetta)

Angèle Didier, a singer at the Paris opera . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evdokia Lebedeva

Fürst Francesco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grigory Yaron

René, Graf von Luxemburg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kachalov

Juliette Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kapitolina Kuzmina

Armand Brissard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serafim Anikeev

          Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

                                Conductor - Mikhail Zhukov

                                        Recorded in 1945


CD2

Imre Kálmán “Gräfin Mariza”

Act 1

  1. Gypsy's song

  2. scene

  3. Tassilo's arioso

  4. scene

  5. Mariza's aria

  6. scene

  7. Lisa and Tassilo's duet

  8. scene

  9. Zsupán and Mariza's duet

10. narration

11. Tassilo's aria

12. Mariza and Tassilo's scene

13. Finale

Act 2

14. narration

15. Mariza's scene and aria

16. scene

17. Lisa and Zsupán's duet

18. scene

19. Tassilo and Mariza's duet

20. scene

21. Finale

CD3

Act 3

  1. Božena and Penižek's scene

  2. scene

  3. Trio (Mariza, Zsupán, Ortizaki)

  4. scene

  5. Final

Franz Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg”

Act 1

  6. Introduction

  7. Juliette and Brissard's scene

  8. Juliette and Brissard's scene

  9. Fürst's aria

10. Scene with the Fürst and René
11. Angèle's aria

12. Scene

13. Angèle and René's first duet

Act 2

14. Angèle's aria

15. Scene (René, Juliette, Brissard, Angèle)

16. Angèle and René's second duet

17. Trio (René, Angèle, Brissard)

Bonus tracks:

18. Overture (I. Kálmán “Gräfin Mariza”) / GPT 12201-2

19. Tassilo's aria (I. Kálmán “Gräfin Mariza”, act 2) / GPT 9536

20. Juliette and Brissard's duet (F. Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg”, ŕct 1) / GPT 6297

21. Fürst's aria (F. Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg”, ŕct 1) / GPT 9349

22. Fürst and Juliette's duet (F. Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg”, ŕct 2) / GPT 9348

23. Angèle and René's duet (F. Lehár “Der Graf von Luxemburg”, ŕct 1) / GPT 14210

24. Couplets about a glass (J. Offenbach “La grande duchesse du Gerolstein”)

25. Carrambolina (I. Kálmán “Das Veilchen vom Montmartre”) / GPT 12571

Mikhail Kachalov (19), Regina Lazareva (22, 24, 25), Olga Vlasova, Ignaty Gedroits (20),

Vladimir Volodin (21, 22), Anna Kuznetsova, Nikolay Ruban (23)

Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre (20), orchestra of the Moscow Operetta Theatre (23),

USSR State Orchestra (21, 22), orchestra unknown (18, 19, 24, 25)

Conductors - Mikhail Zhukov (18, 25), Georgy Fuchs-Martin (19-23), conductor unknown (24)

Recorded in 1937 (20), 1939 (19, 21, 22), 1944 (18, 25), 1945 (24), 1946 (23)


CD4 (68:53)

          Alexei Ryabov “Sorochinsky Fair” (operetta montage)

Cherevik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vladimir Volodin

Khivrya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Claudia Novikova

Gritsko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kachalov

Parasya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizaveta Pokrovskaya

Tsybulya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serafim Anikeev

Mokrina, Tsybulya's wife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Granovskaya

Afanasy Ivanovich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolay Krotov

Grunya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna Gedroits

Khvenko (a Gypsy) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Igor Stravinsky

Narrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Osip Abdulov

                      Soloists of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

Orchestra of the All-Union Radio Committee, conductor - Alexander Zalevsky

                                       Recorded in 1938

  1. Overture

Act 1

  2. Narration

  3. Scene

  4. Gypsy's song (Gypsy Khvenko and Grunya)

  5. Narration

  6. Gritsko's aria

  7. Narration and scene

  8. Scene

  9. Gritsko and Parasya's first duet

10. Narration and scene

11. Quartet (Cherevik, Khivrya, Tsybulya, Mokrina)

12. Narration and scene

13. Khivrya and Afanasy Ivanovich's duet

14. Finale

Act 2

15. Narration and scene

16. Gritsko and Parasya's second duet

17. Narration and scene

18. Narration and scene

19. Khivrya and Afanasy Ivanovich's couplets

Act 3

20. Narration

21. Scene

22. Cherevik and Tsybulya's duet

23. Narration and scene

24. Parasya and Cherevik's song

25. Narration

26. Gopak

Bonus:

27. Khivrya's song

Claudia Novikova, conductor - Georgy Fuchs-Martin


CD5 (66:31)

Boris Alexandrov “A Wedding in Malinovka” (operetta montage)

Nazar Duma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vassily Zarubeev

Sofia Mikhailovna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tatiana Bach

Yarinka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Evdokia Lebedeva

Andreika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kachalov

Yashka- an artilleryman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vladimir Volodin

Grandfather Nechipor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolay Krotov

Gapusya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Savitskaya

Petrya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Piotr Rannev

Gritsian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Igor Stravinsky

Popandopulo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Leonid Tarsky

Tryndychikha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Granovskaya

                Soloists and choir of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

Orchestra of the All-Union Radio Committee, conductor - Alexander Zalevsky

                                       Recorded in 1939

  1. Overture

Act 1

  2. Scene

  3. Andrei and Yarinka's song

  4. Scene

  5. Sofia's song with a choir

  6. Chastooshkas (Gapusya, Nechipor, choir)

  7. Scene

  8. Song of the Red Army

  9. Scene

10. Song of the Red Army (Petrya and others)

11. Scene

12. Nazar's song about the oak and the finale

Act 2

13. Scene

14. Yarinka and Andrei's duet

15. Scene

16. Yashka and Gapusya's duet

17. Scene

18. Chorus of women and Sofia's lament

19. Scene

20. Nazar's song

21. Scene and Finale

Bonus tracks:

22. Russian song (“A Wedding in Malinovka”, ŕct 1) / GPT 7064
23. Sophia and Yarinka's duet (“A Wedding in Malinovka”, ŕct 1) / GPT 7065

Sofia - Claudia Novikova (22, 23), Yarinka - Evdokia Lebedeva (23)

Choir and orchestra, conductor - Alexander Zalevsky.

Recorded in 1938

CD6-7 (53:02 + 54:50)

Matvei Blanter “On the bank of the Amur river” (operetta montage)

Savchuk, construction manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolay Bravin

Maria Petrovna, his wife . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tatiana Bach

Yeltsov, a construction accountant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grigory Yaron

Maltsev, the foreman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vladimir Volodin

Sima, a hairdresser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizaveta Pokrovskaya

Asya, typist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olga Vlasova

Tanya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna Gedroits

Captain Varchenko . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Igor Stravinsky

Novikov . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Kabalov

Ponomarev . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M.K. Urban

The Unknown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zakharov

Sailors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Budin, Burtsev, Miroshnichenko

Narrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Boris Plotnikov

               Soloists and choir of the Moscow Operetta Theatre

Orchestra of the Moscow State Philharmonic, conductor – Nikolay Alexandrov

                                       Recorded in 1940

CD6

  1. Overture

  2. Amur song (Alexei Korolev, bass)

  3. Scene

  4. Song of the girls “The boys went ahead...”

  5. Scene

  6. Red Army sailors's song “The wind breathes tirelessly over the ocean...” (Savchuk, Maria Petrovna)
  7. Scene

  8. Narration

  9. Entr'acte

10. Narration

11. Scene

12. Sima and Maltsev's first duet “If the guy is a bachelor...”

13. Scene

14. Song about the berry “On the paths, on the paths...”

CD7

  1. Scene

  2. Entr'acte

  3. Scene

  4. Sima and Maltsev's second duet “Whom I will be, but without a soldering...”

  5. Scene

  6. Maria Petrovna and Yeltsov's duet “I became strong as a beast...”

  7. Scene

  8. Entr'acte

  9. Narration

10. Scene

11. Finale

Bonus tracks:

12. Fantasia on the themes from the operetta “On the Bank of the Amur river” / GPT 14493-4

13. Sima and Maltsev's first duet / GPT 10455

14. Asya's letter to her mother / tonfilm

15. Red Army sailors's song / GPT 14798

Vladimir Volodin, Claudia Novikova (13), Nadezhda Kazantseva (14), Vladimir Bunchikov (15)

All-Union Radio Orchestra, conductors - Georgy Fuchs-Martin (12, 13, 15), Alexander Zalevsky (14)

Recorded in 1940 (13, 14), 1947 (12, 15)

GPT - Gramplasttrest