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(Msg. 1) Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:55 pm
Post subject: Bolshoi Theatre - Pages in History

The Russian company 'Aquarius' is planning a subscribers only series of CDs concentrating on those singers well-known and unjustly forgotten. There will only be 200 copies of each disc printed.
It looks like the idea is to create the definative series of Russian artists of the period 30s -50s with source material from Melodiya, State Radio and Television, and private collectors

The first disc will be dedicated to
Nikandr Khanaev

Pages in history"

1. Sadko’s Aria (N. Rimsky-Korsakov «Sadko», scene 1)
2. Sadko’s Song (Oh You, dark leafy grove...) (N. Rimsky-Korsakov «Sadko»,
scene 2)
3-4. N. Khanaev narrates…
4. Hermann’s Arioso (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 1)
5. Hermann’s Aria (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 3)
6. Scene near the Fountain (M.Mussorgsky «Boris Godunov», act 3)
7. A Knight’s Ballade (Yu. Shaporin «On the Field of Kulikovo»)
8. Kakhovsky’s Aria (Yu. Shaporin «The Decembrists», act 2)
9. Jose’s Recitative and Aria (G. Bizet «Carmen», act 2)
10. Samson’s Aria (C. Saint-Saëns «Samson and Delilah», act 3
11. Siegfried forges his magic sword (R. Wagner «Siegfried», act 1)

bonus tracks:

12. Am Sonntag Morgen (J. Brahms - P. Heyse) GPT Х2852
13. Hermann’s Aria (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 3) GPT 454а
14. Hermann’s Arioso (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 1) MT 1577
15. Hermann’s Aria (P. Tchaikovsky «The Queen of Spades», act 3) MT 1578
16. Sadko’s Song (Strike up, my Gusli) (N. Rimsky-Korsakov «Sadko», scene 2)
MT 01580

GPT - Gramplasttrest; MT - Mustrest
Marina Mnishek - M. Maksakova (6), Mime - A. Peregudov (11)

Recorded in: 1931 (14-16), 1934 (13), 1935 (12), 1937 (4, 9), 1938 (12),
1940 (5, 7),
1946 (1, 2, 10), 1948 (6), 1951 (8), 20.04.1970 (3)

Future discs planned will include Reizen (unissued opera recordings), Kozlovsky
(rare early recordings), Stepanova, Baturin, Borisenko, G.Bolshakov, Gamrekeli,
Dzherjinskaya, Nortsov, Slivinsky, A.I.Alexey (full assembly of records of this
forgotten lyrical tenor, including live records from a stage of the Bolshoi
theatre 1930 х), S.N.Streltsov, N.N.Ozerov, E.D.Kruglikova (the rare not
published records), E.F.Smolenskaya, E.K.mezheraup, A.A.Byshevskaja,
O.J.Leonteva, N.D.Shpiller (rare, including live records), E.V.Shumskaja,
G.M.Nelepp, V.N.Lubentsov, V.I.Kilchevsky, V.I.Borisenko, M.P.Maksakova,
A.F.Krivchenja, V.A.Davidova,

To subscribe go to http://www.aquarius-classic.ru/
or email Andrew Rosantzev at aquariusclass.DeleteThis@gmail.com

I have no connection with the company 'Aquarius', but as a collector
of historical Russian vocal art, I would like this project to be a success

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