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Alexander Vedernikov, The Bolshoi Theatre - Highlights from Russian Operas, Vol. 2 (2009) [DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC]

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Alexander Vedernikov, The Bolshoi Theatre - Highlights from Russian Operas, Vol. 2 (2009) [DSD64 + Hi-Res FLAC]

Alexander Vedernikov, The Bolshoi Theatre - Highlights from Russian Operas, Vol. 2 (2009)
DSD64 (.dsf) 1 bit/2,8 MHz | Time - 60:19 minutes | 1,37 GB
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:19 minutes | 1,19 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Alexander Vedernikov and soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow follow up their acclaimed first volume of highlights from Russian operas with this second volume, released in 2009. This album from PentaTone Classics is an excellent "highlight reel" of Russian opera hits of the Romantic era. This volume features the works of Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Tchaikovsky. Snippets of Mussorgsky's "Khovanschina" and "Borid Godunov", a portion of Rimsky-Korsakov's "Legend of the invisable city of Kitezh" and the second act of "Sadko", and a part of Tchaikovsky's opera derived from classic Russian literature "Eugene Onegin".

Tracklist:

01 - Khovanshchina: Prelude Act 1 (Dawn over the Moscow River)
02 - Khovanshchina, Act 2: Sily potajnye ('Mysterious Forces') (Marfa's divination)
03 - Khovanshchina, Act 3: Batya, batya, vyijdi k nam ! ('Chief our Father, come to us!') (Scene and chorus)
04 - Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya: Prelude - A hymn to nature
05 - Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya: The battle near the Kerzhenets River
06 - Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Varangian (Viking) Guest
07 - Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Indian Guest
08 - Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Venetian Guest
09 - Eugene Onegin, Act 3: Polonaise
10 - Eugene Onegin, Act 2: Kuda, kuda vyi udalilis? (Where, oh where have you gone?)
11 - Boris Godunov, Prologue: Coronation Scene

Recorded in November 2005 & February 2006 at The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Russia.

Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Conducted by Alexander Vedernikov
Chorus Master: Valery Borisov
Concertmaster: Dmitry Khakhamov

Elena Manistina (Marfa) – mezzo-soprano; Mikhail Gubsky (Golitsyn) – tenor on " 1 & 2"
Vladimir Krasov (Kuzhka)– baritone; Vladimir Matorin (Ivan Khovansky) – bass on "3"
Vadim Lynkovsky – bass on "6"
Maksim Paster – tenor on "7"
Anton Grigoriev – baritone on "8"
Andrey Dunaev – tenor on "10"
Maksim Paster (Shuisky) – tenor; Mikhail Kazakov (Boris Godunov) – bass on "11"


Analyzed: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Alexander Vedernikov / The Bolshoi Experience: Highlights from Russian Operas, Vol. 2
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR14 -15.10 dB -31.99 dB 6:06 01-Khovanshchina: Prelude Act 1 (Dawn over the Moscow River)
DR15 -9.69 dB -30.39 dB 5:48 02-Khovanshchina, Act 2: Sily potajnye ('Mysterious Forces') (Marfa's divination)
DR16 -7.50 dB -28.65 dB 6:33 03-Khovanshchina, Act 3: Batya, batya, vyijdi k nam ! ('Chief our Father, come to us!') (Scene and chorus)
DR13 -17.41 dB -32.21 dB 5:36 04-Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya: Prelude - A hymn to nature
DR14 -7.94 dB -26.88 dB 4:30 05-Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya: The battle near the Kerzhenets River
DR13 -10.52 dB -27.06 dB 2:54 06-Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Varangian (Viking) Guest
DR13 -16.26 dB -32.45 dB 3:34 07-Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Indian Guest
DR14 -11.34 dB -29.55 dB 4:42 08-Sadko, Act 2, Scene 4: Songs of the Foreign Merchant Traders - Song of the Venetian Guest
DR13 -11.52 dB -27.80 dB 4:56 09-Eugene Onegin, Act 3: Polonaise
DR14 -14.26 dB -31.69 dB 6:11 10-Eugene Onegin, Act 2: Kuda, kuda vyi udalilis? (Where, oh where have you gone?)
DR14 -4.68 dB -24.35 dB 9:31 11-Boris Godunov, Prologue: Coronation Scene
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Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR14

Samplerate: 2822400 Hz / PCM Samplerate: 176400 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 1
Bitrate: 5645 kbps
Codec: DSD64
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