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Nicolai Ghiaurov, London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Edward Downes - Russian & French Arias Album
Nicolai Ghiaurov, London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Edward Downes - Russian & French Arias Album
Performer: Nicolai Ghiaurov, London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Edward Downes
Title: Russian & French Arias
Label: Decca
Country: UK
Released: Mar 1965
Style: Opera, Romantic
Cat: SXL 6147, SXL.6147
Rating: 4.8/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1661 mb | MP3 size: 1798 mb | WMA size: 2680 mb
Genre: Classical
Tracklist

1Vous Qui Faites L'Endormie (Serenade - Act 4)
Composed By – GounodLibretto By – Barbier, Carré
2La La La La ... Quand La Flamme De L'Amour (Ralph's Air - Act 1)
Composed By – BizetLibretto By – Adenis, Saint-Georges
3The Demon's Aria - Act 3
Composed By – RubinsteinLibretto By – Viskovatov
4Votre Toast Je Peux Vous Rendre (Toreador's Song - Act 2)
Composed By – BizetLibretto By – Jeilhac, Halévy
5Susanin's Aria - Act 4
Composed By – GlinkaLibretto By – Rosen
6Volontiers, Un Vieux Air Huguenot ... Piff Paff (Marcel's Air Act 2)
Composed By – MeyerbeerLibretto By – Deschamps, Scribe
7Galitzky's Aria - Act 1
Composed By – BorodinOrchestrated By, Score Editor [Compl.] – Glazunov, Rimsky-Korsakov
8Les Grands Mots Que Voila! ... Epouse Quelque Brave Fille Act 3
Composed By – MassenetLibretto By – Meilhac, Gille
9René's Aria
Composed By – TchaikovskyLibretto By – M. I. Tchaikovsky
10Konchak's Aria - Act 2
Composed By – BorodinOrchestrated By, Score Editor [Compl.] – Glazunov, Rimsky-Korsakov
11Le Veau D'Or Est Toujours Debout (Song Of The Golden Calf - Act 2.)
Composed By – GounodLibretto By – Barbier, Carré

Credits

  • Bass VocalsNicolai Ghiaurov
  • ChorusLondon Symphony Chorus
  • ConductorEdward Downes
  • Engineer [Uncredited]James Lock
  • Liner Notes [English Translations And Captions]Peggie Cochrane
  • Mastered ByL
  • OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
  • Sleeve Notes, Producer [Uncredited]Ray Minshull

Notes

Early UK version for this Category.
There may be versions that have a flipback sleeve.

LABELS:
- Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels
- "ORIGINAL RECORDING BY" at 11 o'clock
- "Made in England" at bottom
- "(P) 1965"
- "B.I.E.M." in a box on side 2
- Tax code "K/T"
- Matrix numbers printed upside-down

SLEEVE:
- Front laminated
- No flipbacks
- Bold "STEREO" on spine
- "© 1964, The Decca Record Company Limited, London."
- "Printed in England by Clout & Baker Ltd."
- "Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited"
- Sleeve notes in English on back

INSERT:
- 1 folded sheet, giving 6 pages of which 5 are printed
- Contains the lyrics in original languages as well as English translations
- "© 1964, The Decca Record Company Limited, London."
- "Printed in England by Clout & Baker Ltd."

CATALOG NUMBERS:
- SXL 6147 on sleeve
- SXL.6147 on labels

OTHER INFORMATION:
- Recorded 7 - 4 July 1964 in Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London
- Labelography code: ED1
- Corresponding mono issue has Category LXT 6147
- The librettist for track B6, Meilhac, is misspelled "Jeilhac" on the sleeve
- Arias are taken from the following operas:
 A1: A Life For The Tsar
 A2: The Demon
 A3: Iolanta
 A4, A5: Prince Igor
 B1, B2: Faust
 B3: Manon
 B4: Les Huguenots
 B5: La Jolie Fille De Perth
 B6: Carmen

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - stamped): ZAL-6555-4L B KT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - stamped): ZAL-6556-4L U KT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side A): ZAL.6555
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix on label - side B): ZAL.6556
  • Rights Society (Applies to tracks A4, A5 only): M.C.P.S.
  • Rights Society (Applies to track B3 only): B.I.E.M.
  • Other (Tax code on labels): K/T

Companies

  • Recorded At – Walthamstow Assembly Hall
  • Mastered At – Decca Studios
  • Pressed By – Decca Record Co. Ltd., Pressing Plant, UK.
  • Printed By – Clout & Baker Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – The Decca Record Company Limited