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CHAN 3145 - Janacek: Katya Kabanova
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CD available From: 01 October 2007
     
 Leos Janacek (1854-1928)
     
Katya Kabanova 91:38
      Opera in 3 acts
      Libretto by the composer after Ostrovsky's play The Storm in the Czech translation by Cervinka, English translation by Norman Tucker, with revisions by Rodney Blumer and Henrietta Bredin
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
      Act I
      Scene 1
1 [Introduction] 4:19
2 'Marvellous! Really, just admit it' 1:35
      Kudryash, Glasha
3 'What d'you think you're hanging around for?' 0:57
      Dikoi, Boris
4 'Is your mistress at home?' 3:23
      Dikoi, Glasha, Kudryash, Boris, Feklusha
5 'All of them so good and pious' 2:03
      Feklusha, Boris, Kudryash
6 'If you want to obey your mother' 4:31
      Kabanicha, Tichon, Katya, Varvara
7 Intermezzo I 1:04
     
      Scene 2
8 'I'm always wondering' 5:46
9 'Madness? Oh, how I wish I really knew' 2:57
      Katya, Varvara
10 'Ah, but you, what can you know of this?' 1:56
      Katya, Varvara, Feklusha, Glasha, Tichon
11 'Do you not love me any more?' 2:52
      Katya, Tichon
12 'It's time, Tichon' 3:50
      Kabanicha, Tichon, Katya
     
      Act II
      Scene 1
13 'There now, you're always boasting' 2:05
      Kabanicha, Katya
14 'It's so warm indoors' 3:23
      Varvara, Katya, Dikoi, Kabanicha
15 'No, no, no one, yet my heart was beating' 2:13
      Katya
16 'It's nothing much' 2:38
      Dikoi, Kabanicha
17 Intermezzo II 0:56
     
      Scene 2
18 [Introduction] 1:05
19 'Nobody here yet!' 3:37
      Kudryash, Boris
20 'Far away my love is gone across the water' 1:46
      Varvara, Kudryash, Boris
21 'Is that you, Katerina Petrovna?' 5:26
      Boris, Katya
22 'So you've found each other' 5:45
      Varvara, Boris, Kudryash, Katya
      64:33
      COMPACT DISC TWO
      Act III
      Scene 1
1 'Raining!' 'There's a storm coming' 4:05
      Kuligin, Kudryash, Dikoi
2 'Psst! Psst! Boris, listen to me!' 1:06
      Varvara, Boris
3 'Oh, Varvara! I shall die!' 2:44
      Katya, Zena, Varvara, Chorus, Kudryash, Dikoi, Kabanicha, Tichon
     
      Scene 2
4 'Ah, Glasha! It's awful to think of it' 2:01
      Tichon, Glasha, Varvara, Kudryash
5 'No! Nobody here' 5:20
      Katya, Kuligin
6 'And yet death won't come to me' 4:27
      Katya, Boris
7 'Thanks be to God!' 1:50
      Boris, Katya
8 'No, not that!' 2:42
      Katya, Boris
9 'Birds will sing as they fly above me' 0:49
      Katya
10 'Hey there, a woman has jumped in the river!' 1:57
      Kuligin, Passer-by, Dikoi, Glasha, Tichon, Kabanicha
      27:05
 Jane Henschel mezzo-soprano - Marfa Kabanova
 Peter Hoare tenor - Tichon Kabanov
 Cheryl Barker soprano - Katerina
 Gwynne Howell bass - Dikoi
 Robert Brubaker tenor - Boris Grigoryevich
 Victoria Simmonds mezzo-soprano - Varvara
 Peter Wedd tenor - Vanya Kudryash
 Kathleen Wilkinson mezzo-soprano - Glasha
 Owen Webb baritone - Kuligin
 Claire Hampton soprano - Feklusha
 Sian Meinir mezzo-soprano - Zena
 Philip Lloyd-Holtam tenor - Passer-by
 Chorus of Welsh National Opera
 Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
 Carlo Rizzi
 Recorded in:
 Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
      11-15 December 2006
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Jonathan Cooper (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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