Schnittke*, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra*, Mstislav Rostropovich ‎– Life With An Idiot

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Sony Classical ‎– S2K 52 495, Sony Classical ‎– 01-052495-10
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2 × CD, Album
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Tracklist

Act 1 Prologue
1.1 Life With An Idiot Is Full Of Surprises 1:45
Scene 1
1.2 My Friends Congratulated Me With My Idiot 1:47
1.3 I Had Been Full Of Doubts And Anxieties That Winter 2:26
1.4 Everybody Laughed 2:48
1.5 I Pictured To Myself A Crafty And Staid Wise Old Man 1:43
1.6 Well Look What's Happened - I've Belched 1:50
1.7 Sometimes I Mix Up My Dead Wives 3:52
1.8 I've Swapped A Birdie For A Pizza ! 2:50
1.9 Tango (Intermezzo) 2:31
Scene 2
1.10 I Said Later That If I Had Gone 6:27
1.11 Look: My Former Fellow Students 3:12
1.12 I Got Down To Searching For The Holy Simpleton 6:51
1.13 Ekh ! 5:31
1.14 Intermezzo 1:35
Act 2 Scene 1
2.1 In The Beginning Vova Was Very Reserved 5:45
2,2 In The Evenings, To Prevent Vova Suffering From Insomnia 1:34
2,3 Once, On Returning Home, I Chanced Upon The Following Scene 1:37
2.4 A Few Days Later Vova Started Tearing Up The Books 3:24
2.5 Suddenly, One Fine Day, He Dumped A Whole Pile In The Middle Of The Room 2:11
2.6 Ekh ! 4:31
2.7 Intermezzo 1:11
Scene 2
2.8 Vova Has Cleaned Up His Act A Lot 5:49
2.9 Don't Offend Him. Don't Traumatise Vova 1:53
2.10 Life With An Idiot Is Full Of Surprises 2:59
2.11 I Was Intrigued As To Which Proclivities Of Vova My Wife Bent Over Backwards To Meet 3:50
2.12 Ekh ! 5:53
2.13 Well, And Now, Cock-sucking Reader, Whoever You Are 3:11
2.14 They Made Their Home In The Second Room 2:17
2.15 He Had A Brand-new And Perfectly Tolerable Wife 2:47
2.16 We Beat Her Up, Beat Her Up ! 3:26
2.17 Suddenly, The Wife Declares: 'Vova ! Either Him... 4:26
2.18 I Love You, Love ! 2:26
2.19 I Am Renoir 1:56
2.20 The Guard Greeted Me Like I Was One Of The Family 7:02

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Notes

Sung in Russian.
Enclosed is a booklet (167 pages) with notes and lyrics in English, French, German, Russian and Italian.
A live recording of the world premiere at Het Muziektheater, the Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 16-26, 1992.

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  • Barcode: 5 099705 249529

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