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Author Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887.

Title Prince Igor ; Songs / Borodin.

Publication Info. Hayes, Middlesex, England : EMI, [1990]

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Description 3 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 023500
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital
1.4 m/s
digital recording
Note EMI: CMS 7 63386 2 (CDM 7 63387 2--CDM 7 63389 2); CDMC 63386 (USA).
The 1st work is an opera in a prologue and 4 acts.
Libretto of the opera by the composer, based on The story of Igor's army.
Performer In the opera: Boris Christoff, bass ; supporting soloists, chorus and orchestra of the National Opera of Sofia ; Jerzy Semkow, conductor. In the songs: Boris Christoff, bass ; principally with Alexandre Tcherepnine, piano.
Event Recorded in Salle Wagram, Paris, May 1966 (opera), and Oct. 1966 and Oct. 1967 (songs).
Note Previously released material (p1967, p1969).
Compact discs.
Duration (opera): 2:35:00.
Program notes by Arthur Jacobs, in English with German translation, and by Guido Pannain in French, and synopsis of the opera and songs in the same languages (43 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Songs. U lyudey-to v domu = Those people (Orchestre de l'Association des Concerts Lamoureux; Georges Tzipine, conductor) (3:39) -- Pesnya tyomnovo lesa = Song of the dark forest (3:23) -- Iz slyoz moikh = From my tears (1:35) -- Morskaya tsarevna = The queen of the sea (2:41) -- Razlyubila krasna devitsa = The beauty no longer loves me (Maud Martin-Tortelier, violoncello; Tcherepnine) (3:20) -- Chudnïy sad = The magic garden (2:40) -- Arabskaya melodiya = Arabian melody (2:23) -- Fal'shivaya nota = The false note (1:40) -- Krasavitsa rybachka = The fisher-maiden (Tortelier; Tcherpenine) (1:20) -- Slushayte podruzhen'ki, pesenku moyu = Listen to my song, little friend (Tortelier; Tcherepnine) (4:04) -- Spyashchaya knyazhna = The sleeping princess (5:13) -- Spes' = Arrogance (3:37) -- Dlya beregov otchiznï dal'noy = For the shores of thy far native-land / orch. Glazunov (Lamoureux Orch.; Tzipine) (3:35) -- More = The sea (Jeanine Reiss, piano) (3:19) -- Chto tï rano, zoren'ka = Why art thou so early, dawn? (2:43) -- Otravoy poluï moi pesni = There is poison in my songs (1:40).
Language Sung in Russian.
Genre/Form Operas.
Subject Songs (Low voice)
Songs (Low voice)
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Sound recordings.
Added Author Christoff, Boris, performer.
Semkow, Jerzy, 1928-2014, conductor.
Tcherepnin, Alexander, 1899-1977, performer.
Tzipine, Georges, conductor.
Tortelier, Maud, performer.
Reiss, Janine, performer.
Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887. Songs. Selections.
Sofiĭska narodna opera, performer.
Orchestre des concerts Lamoureux, performer.
Added Title Kni͡azʹ Igorʹ
Slovo o polku Igoreve.
Standard No. 7777633682
Music No. CMS 7 63386 2 EMI
CDM 7 63387 2 EMI
CDM 7 63388 2 EMI
CDM 7 63389 2 EMI
CDMC 63386 EMI