Tracklist

Dead Souls, Opera In Three Acts After The Poem By Nikolai Gogol
Dead Souls, Act 1
1-1 1. Introduction: "There's No White Snow In The Open Fields" 2:22
1-2 2. Dinner At The Prosecutor: "Long Live Pavel Ivanovich" 6:07
1-3 3. The Road (Quintet): "Oh Don't You Cry" 3:06
1-4 4. Manilov: "A May Day. Heart's Delight" 1:12
1-5 Arioso: "I Admit That I Am Travelling For Someone Else's Business" 3:34
1-6 Arioso-Portrait: "Oh, Pavel Ivanovich, What Happiness You Brought Us!" 1:36
1-7 Arioso-Portrait, Cont. "I Haven't A Big Name" 3:19
1-8 Trio: "Oh, Pavel Ivanovich" 1:53
1-9 5. Shiben: "Hey Selifan" 2:12
1-10 6. Korobochka (Aria-Portrait): "Oh, My Good Sir, Tragedy" 3:46
1-11 Rondo-Duet: "The Deal Does Really Appear To Be A Good One" 2:33
1-12 Pantomime No. 1 - Deal 3:00
1-13 7. Songs: "Oh Wormwood, Wormwood Bitter Grass" 2:19
1-14 8. Nozdryov (Aria-Portrait): "Bah, Bah, Bah ... And I'm Just Back From The Fair, Pal" 3:48
1-15 8. Nozdryov (Aria-Portrait), Cont.: "It's Been A Long Time Since I've Picked Up Draughts" 2:32
1-16 Arioso (Mizhuyev): "No, Brother! She Is So Worthy, Faithful!" 1:21
1-17 Arioso (Mizhuyev), Cont.: "Nonsense! Souls Are Going A Hundred Roubles" 2:44
1-18 Final Of The First Act (Septet): "I Remember All The Moves" 3:27
Dead Souls, Act 2
1-19 9. Sobakevich (Aria Portrait): "They All Say: Enlightenment" 2:52
1-20 9. Sobakevich (Aria Portrait), Cont.: "Russia Is A Very Large Country" 4:43
1-21 Sextet: "You Will Never Find Such Good Folk Cheaper" 4:23
1-22 10. The Coachman Selifan (Quartet): "The Stone Mansions Are Sh owing White" 3:45
1-23 11. Plyushkin: "Listen Old Lady, What's Up With The Master?" 0:31
1-24 Cavatina-Portrait: "It's Been A Long Time Since I've Had Guests" 3:04
2-1 12. Lament Of The Soldier’s Mother: "Have Pity, Good People" 3:15
2-2 13. Ball At The Governor’s Mansion: "Yes, Of Course, That's True" 4:18
2-3 Aria (Triumph Of Chichikov): "No, This Is No Provincial Town" 4:31
2-4 Aria (Triumph Of Chichikov), Cont.: "Oh, My God, Pavel Ivanovich!" 1:50
2-5 Aria (Triumph Of Chichikov), Cont.: "Oh!" 1:08
2-6 Finale Of The Second Act: "Bah, It's The Kherson Landowner" 4:49
Dead Souls, Act 3
2-7 14. Chant: "There's No White Snow In The Open Fields" 1:53
2-8 15. Aria (Chichikov): "The Devil Take Everyone" 2:54
2-9 16. Two Ladies (Duet) 4:37
2-10 17. Rumours In The Town: "What Is This Story Really?" 2:55
2-11 Pantomime No. 3 - Disaster 1:20
2-12 "Wait My Friends Chichikov Is No Other" 6:52
2-13 18. The Prosecutor's Funeral: "God Rest The Soul" 2:54
2-14 19. Scena And Finale (Quintet): "Bah, Bah, Bah! Everyone In Town Is Against You" 8:36

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Notes

Recording: Moscow, 1982
Recorded under the supervision of the composer, using his manuscript score and parts.

(P) 1982 Melodiya
(C) 1996 BMG Music.

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