Анто́н Григо́рьевич Рубинште́йн - Купец Калашников
Libretto by N. Kulikov based on poem "Song about Tsar Ivan
Vasilievich, a Young Oprichnik and Daring Merchant Kalashnikov"
by M. Lermontov.
Tsar Ivan the Terrible - Tikhon Antonenko, bass
Stepan kalashnikov - Daniil Demianov, baritone
Kiribeevich - Dmitry Tarkhov, tenor
Alyona Dmitrievna - Olga Piotrovskaya, soprano
Gryaznoy - Sergey Fomichev, baritone
Vyazemsky - Gugo Titz, baritone
Efim - Pyotr Pontryagin, tenor
Sergey - Georgy Troitsky, bass
The All-Union Radio Solists,
Chorus and Orchestra
Onisim Bron - Conductor
Recorded in 1940-s - 1950-s.
320 kbs mp3 rip and scans
Melodiya LP Vinyl Rip
**Please note, there is a bad skip in the first selection, as well as a couple of minor skips later on during the recording. Other than that, the sound of this old viynl LP is excellent and with minimal surface noise.
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