Glinka: Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)

Naxos: 8111078-80

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Glinka: Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)

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Naxos

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8111078-80
(8.111078-80)

Release date:

3rd Jan 2006

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0747313307821

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3 hours 22 minutes

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Glinka: Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)


Maxim Mikhailov, Natalia Spiller, Yelizaveta Antonova, Georgi Nelepp, Alexander Hosson, Ivan Skobtsov, Fyodor Svetlanov

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bolshoy Theatre Moscow, Alexander Melik-Pashayev, Vasili Nebolsin

Recorded 1947 & 1950

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Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka: Zhizn' za tsarya (A Life for the Tsar), Op. 4

Act I: Overture

Act I: Introduction: Rodina moya! Russkaya zemlya (My homeland! The Russian lands) (Chorus and Soldier)

Act I: Cavatina and Rondo: Akh, ti, polye, polye ti moyo (Ah, you, my field) (Antonida)

Act I: Chto gadat' o svad'bye (Why dream of weddings) (Susanin, Chorus)

Act I: Scene, Trio and Chorus: Zdravstvuitye, rodniye! (Greetings, kinsfolk) (Sobinin, Susanin, Antonida, Chorus)

Act II: Polonaise and Chorus of Poles: Ley vina! Pey do dna (Serve the wine! Drink to the bottom!) (Chorus)

Act II: Krakowiak

Act II: Dances

Act II: Mazurka

Act II: Finale: Otkuda? (Where are you from?) (Polish Commander, Messenger, Chorus)

Act III: Entr'acte

Act III: Duet: Kak mat' ubili u malogo ptentsa (When they killed the mother of the little bird) (Vanya, Susanin)

Act III: Chorus of peasants: Seychas mi v les idyom (Now we are setting off for the woods) (Chorus)

Act III: Quartet: Antonida! Miliye dyeti! (Antonida! Dear children!) (Susanin, Sobinin, Vanya, Antonida)

Act III: Scene and Chorus: Nu vot, ya dozhil, slava bogu (Well, I have lived to see this day, thank God) (Susanin, Vanya, Antonida, Chorus)

Act III: Wedding Chorus: Razgulyalisya, razlivalisya vodi vyeshniye (Spring waters stream and flow) (Maidens Chorus)

Act III: Romance: Ne o tom skorblyu, podruzhen'ki (I am not grieving over that, dear friends) (Antonida, Chorus)

Act III: Finale: Antonida! Chto sluchilos' (Antonida! What has happened?) Sobinin, Antonida, Chorus)

Act IV: Entr'acte

Act IV: Aria: Bedniy kon' v polye pal (The poor horse fell in the field) (Vanya, Chorus)

Act IV: Chorus of Poles: Ustali mi! (We are tired!) (Chorus, Susanin)

Act IV: Aria: Chuyut pravdu! (They sense the truth!) (Susanin)

Act IV: Recitative: Davno li s sem'yoy svoey (Not long ago in my family) (Susanin, Chorus)

Epilogue: Entr'acte

Epilogue: Finale: Slav'sya, slav'sya, ti Rus' moya! (Glory, glory to thee, my Rus'!) (Chorus)

A Life for the Tsar, Act III: Duet: Kak mat' ubili u malogo ptentsa (When they killed the mother of the little bird) (Vanya, Susanin)

A Life for the Tsar, Act III: Romance: Nye o tom skorblyu, podruzhen'ki (I am not grieving over that, dear friends) (Antonida, Chorus)

A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Brattsi! V metyel' (Brethren! In the storm) (Sobinin, Chorus)

A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Aria: Bednyi kon' (The poor horse fell in the field) (Vanya, Chorus)

A Life for the Tsar, Act IV: Chuyut pravdu! (They sense the truth!)

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