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CHAN 10544 - Rachmaninoff: The Miserly Knight
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CD available From: 01 September 2009
 Serge Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
The Miserly Knight, Op. 24 59:06
      An opera in three scenes
      Libretto from the 'Little Tragedy' by Alexander Pushkin
1 Prelude 6:06
      Scene One 17:50
2 Albert: 'Whatever happens, I shall appear at the tournament' – 4:46
      Albert, Servant
3 Albert: 'What has that Idler Solomon to say?' – 1:32
      Albert, Servant
4 Jew: 'Your humble servant' – 5:39
      Jew, Albert
5 Jew: 'Yes, at the Baron's funeral more money will flow than tears' – 2:49
      Jew, Albert
6 Albert: 'What? Poison my father!' 3:03
      Albert, Jew
      Scene Two 22:18
7 Baron: 'Like the young libertine awaiting a meeting with some wily harlot' – 6:01
8 Baron: 'Like some demon, from here I can rule the world!' – 1:54
9 Baron: 'It doesn't seem much, but of how many human cares' – 4:06
10 Baron: 'Every time I start to open a chest' – 5:18
11 Baron: 'But after me who will have possession of it?' 4:58
      Scene Three 12:36
12 Albert: 'Believe me, Sire, I have long suffered the shame of bitter poverty' – 1:40
      Albert, Duke
13 Duke: 'Baron, I'm pleased to see you so hale and hearty' – 6:52
      Duke, Baron, Albert
14 Baron: 'You, here? You, here?' 4:04
      Baron, Albert, Duke
 Ildar Abdrazakov bass - The Baron
 Misha Didyk tenor - Albert
 Sergey Murzaev baritone - The Duke
 Peter Bronder tenor - The Jew
 Gennady Bezzubenkov bass - Servant
 BBC Philharmonic
 Gianandrea Noseda
 Recorded in:
 Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester
      23 and 24 November 2008 and 21 April 2009
 Brian Pidgeon
 Mike George
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Stephen Rinker
 Celia Hutchison (Assistant: 23 and 24 November 2008)
 Chris Hardman (Assistant: 21 April 2009)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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