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CHAN 3007 - Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov Highlights
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Opera - Boris Godunov (Highlights)

 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
Boris Godunov Highlights 74:43
      (based on the initial version of 1869)
      Libretto by the composer, based on Pushkin's historical tragedy of the same name and Karamzin's History of the Russian State
      English translation by David Lloyd-Jones
      Coronation Scene 8:04
1 Shuisky: 'Long life to our Tsar Boris Feodorovich!' 4:05
2 Boris: 'My soul is sad' 3:59
      Varlaam's Song
3 Varlaam: 'By the walls of Kazan the mighty fortress' 2:30
      Apartments Scene 27:59
4 Xenia: 'Ah, my dear betrothed' 7:26
5 Boris: 'I stand supreme in power' 5:14
6 Boris: 'What is it?' 11:53
7 Boris: 'Ugh! Give me air!' 3:26
      St Basil Scene 11:16
8 Men: 'What, has the service finished?' 6:12
9 Women: 'Merciful, gracious Tsar' 5:04
      Death Scene 24:20
10 Boyars: 'Sad, Shuisky is not with us' 6:39
11 Pimen: 'A humble hermit' 7:10
12 Boris: 'Farewell, my son' 10:31
      74:43
 John Tomlinson bass - Boris
 Stuart Kale tenor - Prince Shuisky
 Clive Bayley bass - Varlaam
 Joan Rodgers soprano - Xenia
 Susan Parry mezzo-soprano - Feodor
 Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano - The Old Nurse
 Mark Curtis tenor - Simpleton
 Matthew Best bass - Pimen
 Brian Cookson tenor - Boyar
 Edward Thornton baritone - Mitiukha
 Stephen Dawson baritone - Shchelkalov
     
 Opera North Chorus
      Martin Fitzpatrick chorus master
 Choristers of Leeds Parish Church
      Simon Lindley chorus master
     
 English Northern Philharmonia
     
 Paul Daniel
     
 Recorded in:
 Leeds Town Hall
      8-10 June 1997
     
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
     
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Ben Connellan (Assistant)
 Richard Smoker (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 20 Bit / 44.1K

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