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Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov Highlights

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CHAN 3007
 
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov Highlights
Release Date: April 1998
Originally recorded in 1997
Composer
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
Solo bass - Boris
John Tomlinson
Solo tenor - Prince Shuisky
Stuart Kale
Solo bass - Varlaam
Clive Bayley
Solo soprano - Xenia
Joan Rodgers
Solo mezzo-soprano - Feodor
Susan Parry
Solo mezzo-soprano - The Old Nurse
Yvonne Howard
Solo tenor - Simpleton
Mark Curtis
Solo bass - Pimen
Matthew Best
Solo tenor - Boyar
Brian Cookson
Solo baritone - Mitiukha
Edward Thornton
Solo baritone - Shchelkalov
Stephen Dawson
Choral
Opera North Chorus
Choral
Choristers of Leeds Parish Church
Orchestra
English Northern Philharmonia
Conductor
Paul Daniel
Venue
Leeds Town Hall
Producer
Brian Couzens
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Ben Connellan
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Smoker
Genre:
Vocal & Song
Opera in English

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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
Total time: 8:04
1.
Shuisky: 'Long life to our Tsar Boris Feodorovich!'
4:05
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Boris: 'My soul is sad'
3:59
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Varlaam's Song
3.
Varlaam: 'By the walls of Kazan the mighty fortress'
2:30
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Total time: 27:59
4.
Xenia: 'Ah, my dear betrothed'
7:26
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5.
Boris: 'I stand supreme in power'
5:14
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6.
Boris: 'What is it?'
11:53
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Boris: 'Ugh! Give me air!'
3:26
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Total time: 11:16
8.
Men: 'What, has the service finished?'
6:12
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9.
Women: 'Merciful, gracious Tsar'
5:04
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Total time: 24:20
10.
Boyars: 'Sad, Shuisky is not with us'
6:39
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11.
Pimen: 'A humble hermit'
7:10
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12.
Boris: 'Farewell, my son'
10:31
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Total time: 74:43
Solo: John Tomlinson bass - Boris
Solo: Stuart Kale tenor - Prince Shuisky
Solo: Clive Bayley bass - Varlaam
Solo: Joan Rodgers soprano - Xenia
Solo: Susan Parry mezzo-soprano - Feodor
Solo: Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano - The Old Nurse
Solo: Mark Curtis tenor - Simpleton
Solo: Matthew Best bass - Pimen
Solo: Brian Cookson tenor - Boyar
Solo: Edward Thornton baritone - Mitiukha
Solo: Stephen Dawson baritone - Shchelkalov
Martin Fitzpatrick chorus master
Simon Lindley chorus master
Conductor: Paul Daniel
8-10 June 1997

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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
Total time: 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
Total time: 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
Total time: 11:16
8.
Men: 'What, has the service finished?'
6:12
9.
Women: 'Merciful, gracious Tsar'
5:04
Total time: 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
Total time: 74:43
Solo: John Tomlinson bass - Boris
Solo: Stuart Kale tenor - Prince Shuisky
Solo: Clive Bayley bass - Varlaam
Solo: Joan Rodgers soprano - Xenia
Solo: Susan Parry mezzo-soprano - Feodor
Solo: Yvonne Howard mezzo-soprano - The Old Nurse
Solo: Mark Curtis tenor - Simpleton
Solo: Matthew Best bass - Pimen
Solo: Brian Cookson tenor - Boyar
Solo: Edward Thornton baritone - Mitiukha
Solo: Stephen Dawson baritone - Shchelkalov
Martin Fitzpatrick chorus master
Simon Lindley chorus master
Conductor: Paul Daniel
8-10 June 1997




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