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Third Reich in Power Penguin
The Third Reich in Power examines how it was possible for a group of ideological obsessives to remould a society famous for its sophistication and complexity into a one-party state directed at war and race hate. Richard J. Evans shows how the Nazis won over the hearts and minds of German citizens, twisted science, religion and culture, and transformed the economy, education, law and order to achieve total dominance in German politics and society. Drawing on an extraordinary range of research, blending narrative, description and analysis he creates a picture of a dictatorship consumed by visceral hatreds and ambitions, and driven by war. 'Authoritative history... impressive sweep... This essential book comes as a stark reminder, should we need one, of how much freedom a people is prepared to give away in a political climate dominated by fear.' Daily Telegraph Extract from The Third Reich in Power, 1933-1939 by Richard J. Evans Despised minorities were, to be sure, put in the concentration camps; but to focus exclusively on this ignores the much larger number of political and other deviants condemned by the courts and put in state prisons and penitentiaries. The further in time we get from Nazi Germany, the more difficult it becomes for historians living in democratic political systems and in cultures which respect the rights of the individual to make the leap of imagination necessary to understand people's behaviour in a state such as Nazi Germany, where imprisonment, torture or even death might await anyone who dared to voice the slightest criticism of the regime and its leaders. Those who approved of such repression were in all likelihood a minority, active supporters and functionaries of the Party like the Block Wardens, and a good number of middle- and upper-class, conservative Germans who thought the best place for Marxists to be was in prison anyway. Even they, however, knew well enough that they had to be careful about what they said and did, and the dangers of not doing so became abundantly clear once opposition began to spread among these groups too. The shots that killed Kurt von Schleicher, Herbert von Bose, Edgar Jung, Gustav von Kahr, Erich Klausener and Kurt von Bredow at the beginning of July 1934 were also a warning to upper- and middle-class conservatives to keep their heads down if they did not want them to be blown off. Ordinary conservative citizens like Luise Solmitz, who harboured no thoughts of political activism, may have turned aside from the bleak fact of the regime's willingness to murder its opponents, revealed so starkly in late June and early July 1934, in their relief that the order they craved had been restored; to such people, Röhm's stormtroopers seemed as great a menace as the Reichsbanner or the Red Front-Fighters' League of the Weimar years. Yet behind closed doors they cannot have been oblivious to the fate of the conservative clique around Vice-Chancellor von Papen. It was not only the third or so of the population who had been committed to the Marxist left before 1933 that was subject to massive intimidation. Indeed, scarcely had the murderous violence of the 'Night of the Long Knives' receded, than an even larger minority than the Marxists, that of the German Catholics, began to be prosecuted and imprisoned as they gave vent to their increasingly critical views of the regime in public. More general still were measures such as the Law on Malicious Gossip, which clamped down on the most trivial expressions of dissent and put people who told jokes about Hitler and Göring in prison. These were mainly members of the German working class, it is true, but the working class after all made up around half the entire population, and middle- and even upper-class offenders in this respect were brought before the Special Courts as well. Successful prosecutions under this law were a further instrument of mass intimidation, adding to the general climate of fear and helping to create the spiral of silence in which the regime could commit ever greater crimes without fear of public censure or opposition. The truth is that far from Nazi terror being levelled exclusively against small and despised minorities, the threat of arrest, prosecution and incarceration in increasingly brutal and violent conditions loomed over everyone in the Third Reich, even, as we have seen in the cases brought before the Special Courts, over members of the Nazi Party itself. The regime intimidated Germans into acquiescence, visiting a whole range of sanctions upon those who dared to oppose it, systematically disorienting people, and depriving them of their traditional social and cultural milieux, such as the pub or the club or the voluntary association, above all where these could be seen as a potential source of resistance, as in the case of the labour movement. Fear and terror were integral parts of the Nazis' armoury of political weapons from the very beginning. The state and the Party could use them because within a few months of Hitler's appointment as Reich Chancellor, they had systematically deprived all Germans of virtually every basic human and civil right they had enjoyed under the Weimar Republic. The law was no protection against the state if the state or any of its agencies suspected that a citizen was disinclined to demonstrate approval of its policies and purposes. On the contrary, vast numbers of new, often draconian laws were decreed that gave the police, the Gestapo and the SS a virtual carte blanche to deal with anyone suspected of deviating from the norms of human behaviour laid down by the Third Reich for its citizens. In this situation, it was not surprising that ordinary people and lower-level officials of the Nazi Party began to reinforce the atmosphere of pervasive terror and intimidation by sending their own unsolicited denunciations of deviants to the Gestapo. At the same time, the Gestapo was only one part of a much wider net of surveillance, terror and persecution cast by the Nazi regime over German society in the 1930s; others included the SA and SS, the Criminal Police, the prison service, the social services and employment offices, the medical profession, health centres and hospitals, the Hitler Youth, the Block Wardens and even apparently politically neutral organizations like tax offices, the railway and the post office. All of these furnished information about deviants and dissidents to the Gestapo, the courts and the prosecution service, forming a polymorphous, uncoordinated but pervasive system of control in which the Gestapo was merely one institution among many. Everything that happened in the Third Reich took place in this pervasive atmosphere of fear and terror, which never slackened and indeed became far more intense towards the end. 'Do you know what fear is?' an elderly worker asked an interviewer some years after it was all over: 'No. The Third Reich was fear.' Yet terrorism was only one of the Third Reich's techniques of rule. For the Nazis did not just seek to batter the population into passive, sullen acquiescence. They also wanted to rouse it into positive, enthusiastic endorsement of their ideals and their policies, to change people's minds and spirits and to create a new German culture that would reflect their values alone. This meant propaganda, and here too, as we shall now see, they went to unprecedented lengths to achieve their aims.
Third Step / Checkpoint Cherry Red
1. One Drink Too Many 2. Give Me La Samba 3. Coole Breeze 4. Two Ladies On The Corner 5. Dancing 6. Stiletto Heels 7. Out Of Money 8. Hanna 9. Quay Hotel 10. Melancholy 11. Stay With Me Now 12. Romance 13. Keep Off The Streets At Night 14. Checkpoint Charly 15. Joe's Pianola 16. Down By The Docks 17. Put Your Mouth Where The Money Is 18. My Girl (She Know What To Do) 19. Istanbul 20. Nothing Has Changed 21. Down By The Docks (Single Version)
Graeme Swann: The Breaks are Off - My Autobiography Hodder & Stoughton
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Graeme Swann's transformation from international outsider to England's primary match-winner and undisputed best spin bowler in the world has been remarkably rapid. Within two years of his 2008 Test debut, he had become his country's most reliable bowler, made the shortlist for the ICC's cricketer of the year award and claimed an Ashes-sealing wicket. Yet the script took many twists and turns along the way. Drafted into the squad for the full tour of South Africa in 1999-2000. Swann's meteoric received a jolt. While some liked the cut of his jib, others did not and England coach Duncan Fletcher already had a foot in the latter camp when Swann missed the bus for the first of two times on that tour. Suddenly he was judged on temperament and not talent. Although Swann candidly concedes he was nowhere near good enough for the top level at that stage in his career, his jettisoning back to county cricket for the next seven years, following a solitary one-day international, hinted at a career wasted. A clash with then Northamptonshire coach Kepler Wessels triggered his move to Nottinghamshire in 2005. A County Championship winner in his debut season, he was back in the England fold at the end of his third. Forever a flamboyant showman, he made up for lost time with two wickets in his first over against India - his habit of striking in his opening over a spell has become a party piece. You cannot keep the spotlight off him for long. Since moving into the top 10 of the world rankings for bowlers on the back of eight wickets in the Ashes-defining Oval Test of 2009, he has not dropped outside it, and has been widely tipped to be the decisive factor in the defence of the urn in Australia.
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One Tree Hill Betascript Publishing
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! One Tree Hill is an American teen, young adult television drama created by Mark Schwahn, which premiered on September 23, 2003 on The WB Television Network. After its third season, The WB merged with UPN to form The CW Television Network, and since September 27, 2006 the network is the official broadcaster for the show in the USA. On February 25, 2009, The CW renewed the show for a seventh season.The show is set in fictional town Tree Hill in North Carolina and originally follows the lives of two half-brothers, Lucas Scott (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan Scott. Their relationship evolves from heartless enemies to caring brothers, and the basketball drama, as well as the brothers' on-again/off-again romances with female characters, are significant elements within the series.
One Piece Viz Media
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The second premium box set of One Piece, one of the most beloved and bestselling manga series of all time! This set includes volumes 24-46, which comprise the third and fourth story arcs of the series, Skypeia and Water Seven. With exclusive premiums and great savings over buying the individual volumes, this set is a pirate's treasure for any manga fan! As a child, Monkey D. Luffy dreamed of becoming King of the Pirates. But his life changed when he accidentally gained the power to stretch like rubber...at the cost of never being able to swim again! Years, later, Luffy sets off in search of the One Piece, said to be the greatest treasure in the world...
Rimsky - Korsakov Edition Brilliant Classics
CD 1: SCHEHERAZADE Op.35 - SYMPHONIC SUITE AFTER A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS 1 I. The Sea And Sinbad's Ship 9'26 2 II. The Story Of The Kalendar Prince 12'20 3 III. The Young Prince And The Young Princess 10'22 4 IV. Festival At Baghdad - The Sea - Shipwreck - Conclusion 11'27 5 Sadko - Musical Picture Op.5 11'26 6 Sadko - Song Of India 3'30 Total Time: 58'35 Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra - Loris Tjeknavorian CD 2: THE TSAR'S BRIDE - OVERTURE - FANTASIA ON SERBIAN THEMES SYMPHONIES NOS. 1 & 2 'ANTAR' 1 The Tsar's Bride - Overture 6'18 2 Fantasia On Serbian Themes Op.6 7'11 SYMPHONY NO.1 IN E MINOR Op.1 3 I. Largo Assai - Allegro 9'19 4 II. Andante Tranquillo 8'28 5 III. Scherzo: Vivace 5'02 6 IV. Allegro Assai 6'54 SYMPHONY NO.2 Op.9 'ANTAR' 7 I. Largo - Allegro Giocoso 11'59 8 II. Allegro - Molto Allegro - Allargando 5'11 9 III. Allegro Risoluto Alla Marcia 5'35 10 IV. Allegretto Vivace 8'51 Total Time: 75'15 Philharmonia Orchestra - Yondani Butt CD 3: 1 OVERTURE ON THREE RUSSIAN THEMES Op.28* 11'40 SYMPHONY NO.3 IN C Op.32 2 I. Moderato Assai - Allegro 12'06 3 II. Scherzo: Vivo 4'58 4 III. Andante 8'00 5 IV. Allegro Con Spirito 5'06 6 SKAZKA Op.29 (Fairytale) 15'54 Total Time: 58'06 London Symphony Orchestra *Philharmonia Orchestra - Yondani Butt CD 4: THE GOLDEN COCKEREL - SUITE (arr. Alexander Glazunov & Maximilian Steinberg) 1 I. King Dodon In His Palace 10'05 2 II. King Dodon On The Battlefield 3'52 3 III. King Dodon And The Queen Of Shemakha 7'02 4 IV. The Marriage Feast And Lamentable End Of King Dodon 5'17 TALE OF TSAR SALTAN - SUITE OP.57 5 I. The Tsar's Farewell And Departure 4'51 6 II. The Tsarina In A Barrel At Sea 5'27 7 III. The Three Wonders 8'00 8 Flight Of The Bumblebee (Tale Of Tsar Saltan) 1'13 Christmas Eve - Suite 9 I. Holy Night 5'40 10 II. Games And Dances Of The Stars - Mazurka - 5'49 The Sixth Comet - Csardas And Rain Of The Falling Stars 11 III. The Devil's Christmas 5'50 12 IV. Polonaise 6'07 13 V. Procession To Midnight Mass And Carols 6'05 Total Time: 76'00 Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra Loris Tjeknavorian CD 5: THE LEGEND OF THE INVISIBLE CITY OF KITEZH - SUITE 1 I. Prelude - Hymn To Nature 4'29 2 II. Bridal Procession 3'27 3 III. Tartar Invasion And The Battle Of Kerzenets 4'24 4 IV. Death Of Frevronya And Apotheosis 10'44 PAN VOYEVODA - SUITE Op.59 5 I. Introduction 3'30 6 II. Krakowiak 3'26 7 III. Nocturne 4'30 8 IV. Mazurka 4'53 9 V. Polonaise 6'23 PIANO CONCERTO IN C SHARP MINOR Op.30 10 I. Moderato - Allegretto Quasi Polacca - 6'17 11 II. Andante Mosso 4'11 12 III. Allegro 3'52 Total Time: 60'22 Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Evgeny Mravinsky (1-4) Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov (5-9) Sviatoslav Richter Piano Moscow Youth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Kondrashin (10-12) CD 6: PIANO TRIO IN C MINOR (completed In 1939 By Maximilian Steinberg) 1 I. Allegro 10'35 2 II. Allegro 4'25 3 III. Adagio 9'17 4 IV. Adagio - Allegro Assai 12'51 QUINTET IN B FLAT 5 I. Allegro Con Brio 7'29 6 II. Andante 8'13 7 III. Rondo: Allegretto 9'42 Total Time: 62,42 Oistrakh Trio (1-4) David Oistrakh Violin Sviatoslav Knushevitsky Cello Lev Oborin Piano Felicja Blumental Piano (5-7) Members Of The New Philharmonia Wind Ensemble, London Gareth Morris Flute John McCaw Clarinet Nicolas Busch Horn Gwydion Brook Bassoon CD 7: 4 SONGS Op.2 1 1. Lean Thy Cheek To Mine 1'04 Heine, Trans. M. Mikhaylov 2 2. Eastern Song: Enslaved By The Rose, The Nightingale A. Kol'tsov 3 3. Lullaby L. May 4 4. From My Tears Heine, Trans. Mikhaylov 4 SONGS Op.3 5 1. The Pine And The Palm Heine, Trans. Mikhaylov 6 2. Southern Night N. Shcherbina 7 3. The Golden Cloud Has Slept Lermontov 8 4. On The Hills Of Georgia Pushkin 4 SONGS Op.4 9 1. What Is My Name To Thee? Pushkin 10 2. The Messenger Heine, Trans. Mikhaylov 11 3. In The Dark The Nightingale Is Silent I. Nikitin 12 4. Quietly Evening Falls A. Fet 4 SONGS Op.7 13 1. My Voice For Thee Is Sweet And Languid Pushkin 14 2. Hebrew Song L. Mey 15 3. The Mermaid Of Lake Switez A. Mickiewicz, Trans. Mey 16 4. Thy Glance Is Radiant As The Heavens Lermontov 6 SONGS Op.8 17 1. Where Thou Art, My Thought Flies To Thee Unknown 18 2. Night A. Pleshcheyev 19 3. The Secret After Chamisso 20 4. Arise, Come Down Mey 21 5. In The Kingdom Of Roses And Wine 22 6. I Believe, I Am Loved Pushkin 2 SONGS Op.25 Heine, Trans. Mikhaylov 23 1. To My Song 24 2. When I Gaze Into Thy Eyes 4 SONGS Op.26 25 1. In Moment To Delight Devoted Byron, Trans. I. Kozlov 26 2. Evocation Pushkin 27 3. For The Shores Of Thy Native Land Pushkin 28 4. Zuleika's Song Byron, Trans. I. Kozlov Total Time: 63'43 Natalia Gerasimova Soprano Vladimir Skanavi Piano (2, 3, 12, 15, 19) Marina Choutova Mezzo-soprano Elena Tcheglakova Piano (5-6, 13-14, 17-18, 28) Alexei Martinov Tenor Aristote Konstantinidi Piano (4, 8, 9, 11, 21, 24-25) Mikhail Lanskoi Baritone Ilya Scheps Piano (1, 16, 20, 22, 26-27) Sergei Baikov Bass Ilya Scheps Piano (7, 10, 23) CD 8: 4 SONGS Op.27 1 1. Softly The Spirit Flew Up To Heaven A.K. Tolstoy 2 2. Echo F. Coppee, Trans. S. Andreyevsky 3 3. Thou And You Pushkin 4 4. Forgive! Remember Not These Tearful Days N. Nekrasov 4 SONGS Op.39 A.K. Tolstoy 5 1. Oh, If Thou Couldst For One Moment 6 2. The West Dies Out In The Pallid Rose 7 3. Silence Descends On The Golden Cornfields 8 4. Sleep, My Poor Friend 4 SONGS Op.40 9 1. When The Golden Cornfield Waves Lermontov 10 2. Across The Midnight Sky Lermontov 3'08 11 3. Of What I Dream In The Quiet Night A. Maykov 12 4. I Waited For Thee In The Grotto At The Appointed Hour A. Maykov 4 SONGS Op.41 13 1. Sun Of The Sleepless A.K. Tolstoy After Byron 14 2. I Am Unhappy Lermontov 15 3. I Love Thee, Moon (Melody From The Banks Of The Ganges) Maykov 16 4. Look In Thy Garden Maykov 4 SONGS Op.42 17 1. A Whisper, A Gentle Breath Fet 18 2. I Have Come To Greet Thee Fet 19 3. The Clouds Begin To Scatter (Elegy) Pushkin 20 4. My Spoiled Darling Mickiewicz, Trans. Mey 4 SONGS Op.43 'Vesnoy' (In Spring) 21 1. The Lark Sings Louder A.K. Tolstoy 22 2. Not The Wind, Blowing From The Heights A.K. Tolstoy 23 3. Cool And Fragrant Is Thy Garland Fet 24 4. Early Spring A.K. Tolstoy Total Time: 52'14 Natalia Gerasimova Soprano Vladimir Skanavi Piano (1, 4, 11, 19, 21-22) Alexei Martinov Tenor Aristote Konstantinidi Piano (3, 13, 15-18, 20, 23-24) Mikhail Lanskoi Baritone Ilya Scheps Piano Sergei Baikov Bass Ilya Scheps Piano CD 9: FIVE SONGS Op.45 'Poetu' (To The Poet) 1 1. The Echo Pushkin 2 2. Art Maykov 3 3. The Octave Maykov 4 4. Doubt Maykov 5 5. The Poet Pushkin 5 SONGS Op.46 'U Morya' (By The Sea) A.K. Tolstoy 6 1. The Wave Breaks Into A Spray 7 2. Not A Sound From The Sea 8 3. The Sea Is Tossing 9 4. Do Not Believe Me, Friend 10 5. The Waves Rise Up Like Mountains 4 SONGS Op.50 Maykov, After Modern Greek Poems 11 1. The Maiden And The Sun 12 2. The Singer 13 3. Quiet Is The Deep Blue Sea 14 4. I Am Still Filled, Dear Friend 5 SONGS Op.51 Pushkin 15 1. Slowly Drag My Days 16 2 Do Not Sing To Me, O Lovely One 17 3. Withered Flower 18 4. The Beauty 19 5. The Rainy Day Has Waned 4 SONGS Op.55 20 1. Awakening Pushkin 21 2. To A Grecian Girl Pushkin 22 3. The Dream Pushkin 23 4. I Died From Happiness L. Uhland, Trans. V. Zhukovsky 2 SONGS Op.56 Maykov 24 1. The Nymph 25 2. Summer Night's Dream Total Time: 55'07 Natalia Gerasimova Soprano Vladimir Skanavi Piano (3, 4, 11, 15, 17, 24-25) Alexei Martinov Tenor Aristote Konstantinidi Piano (1, 2, 5, 9, 12-14, 16, 18, 20-23) Mikhail Lanskoi Baritone Ilya Scheps Piano - Sergei Baikov Bass Ilya Scheps Piano CD 10: CHORAL WORKS 1 Poem About Aleksey, The Man Of God Op.20 For Chorus And Orchestra 2 Song Of Oleg The Wise Op.58 For Two Male Soloists, Male Chorus And Orchestra (Pushkin) 3 From Homer Op.60 Prelude-cantata For Three Voices, Female Chorus And Orchestra 4 Switezianka Op.44 (The Mermaid Of Lake Switez) Cantata For Two Solo Voices, Chorus And Orchestra (L.A. Mey After Mickiewicz) Total Time: 51'03 Dmitri Kortchak Tenor Nikolai Didenko Bass Svetlana Sizova Mezzo-soprano Tatiana Fedotova Soprano - Elena Mitrakova Soprano Dmitri Kortchak Tenor (4) Chorus Of The Moscow Academy Of Choral Art - Victor Popov - Moscow Symphony Orchestra - Vladimir Ziva CD 11: MAY NIGHT - OPERA IN THREE ACTS Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Nikolai Gogol 1 Overture (Orchestra) Act One: 2 No.1: Round Of The Millet (Chorus) 3 No.2: Serenade (Levko) 4 No.3: Duet (Levko/Hanna) 5 No.4: Tale (Levko) 6 No.5: Recitative And Spring-Song (Hanna/Chorus Of Girls) 7 No.6: Hopak Scene (Kalenik/Chorus Of Girls) 8 No.7: Trio (Mayor/Levko/Hanna) 9 No.8: Recitative And Song About The Mayor (Levko/Chorus Of Youths) Act Two - Scene 1 10 No.9: Trio (Mayor/Distiller/Sister-in-Law) 11 No.10: Scene With Kalenik And The Distiller's Tale (Kalenik/Mayor/Distiller/Sister-in-Law 12 No.11: Song About The Mayor, Scene And Trio Beginning Total Time: 65'08 Levko: VITALY TARASCHENKO Hanna: NATALIA ERASOVA Pannochka: MARINA LAPINA The Mayor: VYACHESLAV POCHAPSKY The Distiller: ALEXANDER ARKHIPOV The Clerk: PIOTR GLUBOKY The Mayor's Sister-in-Law: ELENA OKOLYCHEVA Kalenik, The Village Drunkard: NIKOLAI RESHETNIAK Sveshnikov Academic Choir Chorus Master Evgeny Tytianko BOLSHOI THEATRE ORCHESTRA / ANDREY CHISTIAKOV CD 12: MAY NIGHT (conclusion) - Opera In Three Acts Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Nikolai Gogol 1 No.11: Song About The Mayor, Scene And Trio Conclusion 7'03 (Sister-in-law/Mayor/Distiller/Levko/Chorus/Clerk) Scene 2 2 No.12: Finale 6'20 (Mayor/Clerk/Distiller/Sister-in-Law, Chorus/Kalenik) Act Three 3 No.13: Scene Of The Rusalki 33'15 (Chorus/Queen Of The Water Nymphs/Levko) 4 No.14: Scene And Ritual Songs 6'16 (Mayor/Levko/Clerk/Distiller/Chorus/Hanna) 5 No.15: Finale 5'30 (Hanna/Levko/Chorus Of Youths/Mayor/Clerk/Distiller/Chorus/Kalenik/Sister-in-Law) Total Time: 58'30 Levko: VITALY TARASCHENKO Hanna: NATALIA ERASOVA Pannochka: MARINA LAPINA The Mayor: VYACHESLAV POCHAPSKY The Distiller: ALEXANDER ARKHIPOV The Clerk: PIOTR GLUBOKY The Mayor's Sister-in-Law: ELENA OKOLYCHEVA Kalenik, The Village Drunkard: NIKOLAI RESHETNIAK Sveshnikov Academic Choir Chorus Master Evgeny Tytianko BOLSHOI THEATRE ORCHESTRA / ANDREY CHISTIAKOV CD 13: THE SNOW MAIDEN - OPERA IN A PROLOGUE AND FOUR ACTS Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Alexander Ostrowskij Prologue 1 Scene 1. Winter Is Over! The Cocks Have Crowed (Forest Spirit) 2 Recitative: At The Appointed Hour (Spring Fairy) 3 Aria: Where Are Those Lovely Lands Of Sunshine? (Spring Fairy) 4 Recitative: Dear Birds Of Mine (Spring Fairy) 5 Song And Dance Of The Birds (Chorus Of Birds/Spring Fairy) 6 Ah, It Is Snowing! (Chorus Of Birds/Spring Fairy) 7 Scene 2. When The Cold Cracks The Roofs And Walls (King Frost) 8 Recitative: Your Holiday Has Lasted Long Enough (Spring Fairy/King Frost) 9 Scene 3. Hello... Poor Little Child (Snow Maiden/Spring Fairy/King Frost) 10 Aria: To Go Berry-picking In The Woods (Snow Maiden) Recitative: This Handsome Lel (King Frost/Snow Maiden/Spring Fairy) 11 Arietta: I Heard All Of The Loveliest Songs (Snow Maiden) 12 Trio: Do You Hear? (Snow Maiden/ Spring Fairy/King Frost) Appearance Of The Forest Spirit (Forest Spirit/Chorus) 13 Scene 4. Carnival Procession (Chorus) 14 This Summer Soon Will Pass (Carnival Puppet/Chorus) 15 Wait! Is It Already Over? (Cottager & Wife/ Puppet/Snow Maiden/Chorus Of Berendeyans) Act One 16 Introduction (Orchestra) 17 Scene 1. For Your Kind Welcome, Lel Can Offer Nothing (Lel/Cottager/Snow Maiden) 18 Lel's First Song (Lel) 19 Lel's Second Song (Lel) 20 Lel, Handsome Lel (Chorus Of Girls/Snow Maiden) Total Time: 63'55 Snow Maiden: ELENA ZEMENKOVA King Frost: NICOLA GHIUSELEV Spring Fairy: ALEXANDRINA MILCHEVA Tsar Berendei: AVRAM ANDREEV Lel, A Shepherd: STEFKA MINEVA Kupava, A Young Girl: STEFKA EVSTATIEVA Cottager: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI His Wife: VESSELA ZOROVA Misgir, A Merchant: LYUBOMIR VIDENO Forest Spirit: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI - BULGARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRa & CHORUS / STOYAN ANGELOV CD 14: THE SNOW MAIDEN - (PART 2) OPERA IN A PROLOGUE AND FOUR ACTS Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Alexander Ostrowskij 1 Scene 2. Arietta: Ah, How I Suffer (Snow Maiden) 2 Scene 3. The Snow Maiden Is All Alone (Kupava/Snow Maiden) 3 Scene 4. Wedding Ritual: Young Maidens, Dear Friends (Kupava/ Misgir/Chorus Of Girls) 4 Scene 5. Without Lel, The Snow Maiden Will Be Sad (Kupava/Misgir/ Snow Maiden/Cottager & Wife/Lel) 5 Scene 6. Friends, Aid Me In My Distress (Kupava/Lel/Misgir/Chorus) Act Two 6 Introduction (Orchestra) 7 Scene 1. The Vibrant Tone Of The Gusli (Chorus Of Blind Psalteries) 8 Scene 2. O Beloved Tsar... (Bermyata/Tsar/Page) 9 Scene 3. Duet: O Tsar, My Father! (Kupava/Tsar) 10 Scene 4. Hark My Words, Valiant And Noble Gentlemen (First & Second Criers) 11 Ceremonial Procession Of Tsar Berendey (Orchestra) 12 Hymn (Berendeyans/Kupava/Lel/First & Second Criers/Chorus) 13 Scene 5. I Thank You! (Kupava/Tsar/Misigir/Bermyata/Chorus) 14 Scene 6. Cavatina: Nature Is Almighty (Tsar) 15 My Child... O Great Tsar 7'49 (Tsar/Snow Maiden/Bermyata/Lel/Chorus) 16 Final Chorus: Almighty, All-wise Tsar (Chorus) Total Time: 66'36 Snow Maiden: ELENA ZEMENKOVA King Frost: NICOLA GHIUSELEV Spring Fairy: ALEXANDRINA MILCHEVA Tsar Berendei: AVRAM ANDREEV Lel, A Shepherd: STEFKA MINEVA Kupava, A Young Girl: STEFKA EVSTATIEVA Cottager: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI His Wife: VESSELA ZOROVA Misgir, A Merchant: LYUBOMIR VIDENO Forest Spirit: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI - BULGARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS / STOYAN ANGELOV CD 15: THE SNOW MAIDEN - (PART 3) OPERA IN A PROLOGUE AND FOUR ACTS Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Alexander Ostrowskij Act Three: 1 Scene 1. Dance And Song Of The Beaver: Ah, A Linden-tree Grows In The Field (Chorus/Snow Maiden/Lel/Cottager) What Merry Festivities! (Tsar) 2 Cavatina: The Happy Day Fades (Tsar) 3 Recitative: Another Amusement (Tsar) 4 Dance Of The Tumblers (Orchestra) 5 Lel's Third Song (Lel) 6 Recitative: Thank You, Handsome Lel... O Father, Tsar (Tsar/Snow Maiden/Chorus) 7 Scene 2. How Is It, Lel, That Your Heart Is So Cold? (Snow Maiden/Misgir) 8 Andantino: On A Warm Blue Sea (Misgir/Snow Maiden) Wait, Do Not Hurry! (Forest Spirit) 9 Transformation Of The Forest Spirit: All Night He Shall Pursue Her Shadow (Forest Spirit/Misgir) 10 Scene 3. At Last, I Find You (Lel/Kupava/Snow Maiden) Act Four 11 Introduction (Orchestra) 12 Scene 1. O Mother, My Eyes Are Full Of Tears (Snow Maiden/Spring Fairy) 13 Flowers Of The Springtide Dawn(Spring Fairy/Chorus Of Flowers) 14 Oh Mother, What A Miracle (Snow Maiden/Spring Fairy) 15 Scene 2. Duet: Wait, Wait For Me, Snow Maiden (Misgir/Snow Maiden) 16 Scene 3. Finale (Snow Maiden/Misgir/Tsar/Chorus) 17 Hymn Of Praise To The Sun-god Yarilo: Life-giving Yarilo (Chorus) Total Time: 78'46 Snow Maiden: ELENA ZEMENKOVA King Frost: NICOLA GHIUSELEV Spring Fairy: ALEXANDRINA MILCHEVA Tsar Berendei: AVRAM ANDREEV Lel, A Shepherd: STEFKA MINEVA Kupava, A Young Girl: STEFKA EVSTATIEVA Cottager: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI His Wife: VESSELA ZOROVA Misgir, A Merchant: LYUBOMIR VIDENO Forest Spirit: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI - BULGARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS / STOYAN ANGELOV CD 16: MOZART AND SALIERI Op.48 Opera In One Act Libretto By Alexander Pushkin 1 Introduction 2 Scene 1 3 Scene 2 Total Time: 40'49 Mozart: ALEXEI MASLENNIKOV Salieri: EVGENY NESTERENKO BOLSHOI THEATRE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - GENNADY ROZHDESTVENSKY CD 17: THE NOBLEWOMAN VERA SHELOGA Op.54 - Opera In One Act Libretto By Rimsky-Korsakov After Lev Alexandrovich Mey 1 Overture (Orchestra) Scene 1 2 Look Boyarishnya, Dear, What A Fine String Of Beads! (Vlas'yevna) 3 Lullaby: Lulla, Lullaby, Lulla, Lulla... (Vera) Scene 2 4 Did Olenka Fall Asleep To Your Song (Nadezhda) 5 Who Is It, Then?... Do Not Ask, Nadezhda! (Nadezhda/Vera) 6 I Thought I Heard A Cuckoo... (Vera) Scene 3 7 Stop!... Were You Not Expecting Other Guests? (Vera/Boyar Sheloga) Total Time: 49'13 Vera: STEVKA EVSTATIEVA Nadezhda: ALEXANDRINA MILCHEVA Vlas'yevna: STEFKA MINEVA Boyar Sheloga: PETER BAKARDZHIEV Prince Tokmakov: DIMITER STANCHEV BULGARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA- STOYAN ANGELOV CD 18: THE TSAR'S BRIDE - OPERA IN FOUR ACTS Libretto: Il'ya Tyumenev After Lev Mey 1 Overture (Orchestra) Act One 2 Scene 1. Could I Somehow Forget (Gryaznoy) 3 Scene 2. Here Are My Guests! 4 Scene 3. Dear Host! May We Hear (Gryaznoy/Malyuta-Skuratov/Likov/Bomelius) 5 Song Of The Hops (Malyuta-Skuratov/Gryzanoy/Bomelius) 6 Scene 4. Hello, My Beautiful Child! (Gryaznoy/Malyuta-Skuratov/Lyubasha) 7 Scene 5. Bomelius... (Gryaznoy/Bomelius/Lyubasha) 8 Scene 6. What Do You Want? (Lyubasha/Gryaznoy) Act Two 9 Scene 1. There, The End Of The Vespers Has Arrived (Chorus) 10 Scene 2. How Calming This Autumn Evening Is (Marfa/Dunyasha/Petrovna) 11 Scene 3. Ah, What Is Wrong With Me, Why Am I Trembling So? (Marfa/Dunyasha/Likov/Sobakin) Total Time: 75'33 Marfa: EKATERINA KUDRIAVCHENKO Ivan Likov: ARKADY MISHENKIN Grigory Gryaznoy: VLADISLAV VERESTNIKOV Lyubasha: NINA TERENTIEVA Bomelius: VLADIMIR KUDRIASHOV Vasily Sobakin: PYOTR GLUBOKY Dunyasha: ELENA OKOLYSHEVA Saburova: IRINA UDALOVA Grigory Malyuta-Skuratov: NIKOLAI NIZIENKO Servant: NINA LARIONOVA Petrovna: TATIANA PECHURIA Coachman: VLADISLAV PASHINSKY Young Lad: YURI MARKELOV Sveshnikov Academic Choir - BOLSHOI THEATRE ORCHESTRA / ANDREY CHISTIAKOV CD 19: THE TSAR'S BRIDE - (PART 2) OPERA IN FOUR ACTS Libretto: Il'ya Tyumenev After Lev Mey 1 Symphonic Intermezzo (Orchestra) 2 Scene 4. Finally, I Have Managed To Find His Turtledove! (Lyubasha/Bomelius) 3 Scene 5. Ah, My God Forgive Me, Grigory! (Lyubasha/Likov/Sobakin/Bomelius) Act Three 4 Prelude (Orchestra) 5 Scene 1. I Must Thank God, Ivan Sergeyevich! (Likov/Gryaznoy/Sobakin) 6 Scene 2. Tell Me, Please, What Would You Do (Likov/Gryaznoy) 7 Scene 3. My Good Friends, Taste This Wine! (Likov/Gryaznoy/Sobakin/Saburova) 8 Dunishia Pleases The Prince? Not Possible! (Lyubasha/Bomelius) 9 Scenes 4 & 5. This Glass Is For You (Marfa/Dunyasha/Likov/Gryaznoy/Sobakin) Act Four 10 Prelude & Scene 1. A Long Sleep Will Restore The Strength (Sobakin/Saburova/Servant/Coachman) 11 Scene 2. Receive My Prayers, Powerful Boyar (Sobakin/Gryaznoy/Marfa/Saburova/Dunyasha) 12 Ah! (Marfa/Gryaznoy/Dunyasha/ Saburova/Sobakin) 13 Come To The Garden, Ivan Sergeyevich (Marfa) 14 Scene 3. No, No, This Is Enough (Gryaznoy/Lyubasha/Marfa/Malyuta-Skuratov/Saburova) Total Time: 70'41 Marfa: EKATERINA KUDRIAVCHENKO Ivan Likov: ARKADY MISHENKIN Grigory Gryaznoy: VLADISLAV VERESTNIKOV Lyubasha: NINA TERENTIEVA Bomelius: VLADIMIR KUDRIASHOV Vasily Sobakin: PYOTR GLUBOKY Dunyasha: ELENA OKOLYSHEVA Saburova: IRINA UDALOVA Grigory Malyuta-Skuratov: NIKOLAI NIZIENKO Servant: NINA LARIONOVA Petrovna: TATIANA PECHURIA Coachman: VLADISLAV PASHINSKY Young Lad: YURI MARKELOV Sveshnikov Academic Choir - BOLSHOI THEATRE ORCHESTRA / ANDREY CHISTIAKOV CD 20: THE LEGEND OF THE INVISIBLE CITY OF KITEZH AND THE MAIDEN FEVRONIYA Opera In Four Acts Libretto: Vladimir Belsky Act One: 1 Introduction: In Praise Of The Wilderness 2 Ah, You Forest, My Forest, Beautiful Wilderness (Fevroniya) 3 Oh Lord, What Is The Meaning Of This? (Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya) 4 Whose Child Are You? Where Have You Come From? (Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya) 5 Tell Me, Fair Maiden, Do You Go To Pray In God's Church? (Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya) 6 Well Spoken, Fair Maiden! (Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya) 7 Hail To Thee, Lips Of Honey (Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya) 8 As Soon As The Marksmen Came Out Into The Open Field (Chorus/Prince Vsevolod/Fevroniya/Poyarok) Act Two: 9 Show Them, Mikhaylushka, Show Them Playful Bear (Bear Leader/Chorus/ Gusli Player/Well-off People) 10 So What Is That To Us? (Kuterma/ Well-off People/Chorus) 11 Hey Lads! I Can Hear Some Bells (Chorus/Poyarok/Well-off People) 12 Get Away, Clear Off, You Dog! (Chorus/Fevroniya/Poyarok/Kuterma) 13 Over The Bridges Of Guelder-tree (Chorus) 14 Gayda! Gay! Gayda! (Tatars/Bedyay/ Burunday/Chorus/Kuterma/Fevroniya) 15 Gayda! Gay! Stop, You Godless Heathens (Chorus/Kuterma) Total Time: 65'48 Prince Yury Vsevolodovich: IVAN PETROV Prince Vsevolod: VLADIMIR IVANOVSKY Fevroniya: NATALIA ROZHDESTVENSKAYA Grishka Kuterma: DIMITRI TARKHOV Fyodor Poyarok: ILJA BOGDANOV Page: LIDIA MELNIKOVA Two Well-off People: VENIARNIN SHEVTSOV, SERGEI KOLTYPIN Gusli Player: BORIS DOBRIN Bear Leader: TIHON CHERNYAKOV Singing Beggar: MIKHAIL SKAZIN Bedyay: LEONID KTITOROV Burunday: GENNADY TROITSKY Sirin: MARIA ZVEZDINA Alkonost: NINA KULAGINA, MOSCOW RADIO CHORUS & SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / VASSILI NEBOLSIN CD 21: THE LEGEND OF THE INVISIBLE CITY OF KITEZH AND THE MAIDEN FEVRONIYA (PART 2) Opera In Four Acts Libretto: Vladimir Belsky Act Three: 1 Scene 1. Good Fortune To You, Citizens Of Kitezh (Poyarok/Chorus/Prince Vsevolod) 2 Oh Glory, Vain Wealth! (Prince Yury) 3 Wondrous Queen Of Heaven, Our Holy Protectress! (Poyarok/Prince Yury/ Chorus/Page) 4 Kitezh Looted And Us Taken Alive As A Tribute (Prince Yury/Chorus/Prince Vsevolod) 5 What Are We Standing About For, Sisters? (Chorus/Page/Prince Yury/ Poyarok) 6 Entr'acte To The Second Scene: The Battle Near Kerzhenets 7 Scene 2. Here Is The Oak Grove, And Here Is The Lake (Kuterma/Burunday/Bedyay/Chorus) 8 Oh, You Tartar Murzas! I Don't Need The Gold Or Silver (Burunday/Bedyay/Chorus) 9 Ah, My Dear Husband, My Hope! (Fevroniya) 10 Hear Me, Maiden... Lovely Princess! (Kuterma/Fevroniya) 11 Go, Servant Of The Lord! (Fevroniya/Kuterma/Chorus) Total Time: 62'36 Prince Yury Vsevolodovich: IVAN PETROV Prince Vsevolod: VLADIMIR IVANOVSKY Fevroniya: NATALIA ROZHDESTVENSKAYA Grishka Kuterma: DIMITRI TARKHOV Fyodor Poyarok: ILJA BOGDANOV Page: LIDIA MELNIKOVA Two Well-off People: VENIARNIN SHEVTSOV, SERGEI KOLTYPIN Gusli Player: BORIS DOBRIN Bear Leader: TIHON CHERNYAKOV Singing Beggar: MIKHAIL SKAZIN Bedyay: LEONID KTITOROV Burunday: GENNADY TROITSKY Sirin: MARIA ZVEZDINA Alkonost: NINA KULAGINA, MOSCOW RADIO CHORUS & SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / VASSILI NEBOLSIN CD 22: THE LEGEND OF THE INVISIBLE CITY OF KITEZH AND THE MAIDEN FEVRONIYA (PART 3) Act Four: 1 Scene 1. Oh, I Can't Go On, Grishenka (Fevroniya/Kuterma) 2 Earth, Our Merciful Mother! (Fevroniya/Kuterma) 3 Grishenka!... He Will Not Listen (Fevroniya) 4 The Free Birds Are Toning Up Their Voices (Fevroniya/Voice Of Alkonost) 5 Is That You, Radiant Light Of My Eyes? (Fevroniya/Ghost) 6 The Bridegroom Has Come (Voice Of Sirin/Fevroniya/Ghost) 7 Entr'acte To The Second Scene 8 Scene 2. The Doors Of Paradise Have Opened For You (Alkonost/Sirin/Chorus) 9 Radiant Kingdom! O God! (Fevroniya/Chorus/Prince Vsevolod) 10 May The Grace Of God Be With You! (Prince Yury/Fevroniya/Prince Vsevolod/ Sirin/Alkonost) 11 Stay With Us Here For Ever More (Chorus/Fevroniya/Sirin/Alkonost/Prince Vsevolod/Prince Yury) 12 Grishenka, Even Though You Are Feeble In Mind (Fevroniya/Poyarok/Prince Yury/Chorus) Prince Yury Vsevolodovich: IVAN PETROV Prince Vsevolod: VLADIMIR IVANOVSKY Fevroniya: NATALIA ROZHDESTVENSKAYA Grishka Kuterma: DIMITRI TARKHOV Fyodor Poyarok: ILJA BOGDANOV Page: LIDIA MELNIKOVA Two Well-off People: VENIARNIN SHEVTSOV, SERGEI KOLTYPIN Gusli Player: BORIS DOBRIN Bear Leader: TIHON CHERNYAKOV Singing Beggar: MIKHAIL SKAZIN Bedyay: LEONID KTITOROV Burunday: GENNADY TROITSKY Sirin: MARIA ZVEZDINA Alkonost: NINA KULAGINA, MOSCOW RADIO CHORUS & SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / VASSILI NEBOLSIN ROMANCES 13 The Rainy Day Has Waned Op.51 No.5 Pushkin 14 The Clouds Begin To Scatter Op.42 No.3 Pushkin 15 Oh, If Thou Couldst For One Moment Op.39 No.1 Tolstoy 16 Not The Wind, Blowing From The Heights Op.43 No.2 Tolstoy 17 The Octave Op.45 No.3 Maykov 18 The Messenger Op.4 No.2 Heine 19 The Upas Tree Op.49 No.1 Pushkin Total Time: 78'41 Ivan Petrov Bass - S. Stuchevsky Piano CD 23: THE GOLDEN COCKEREL - OPERA IN A PROLOGUE, THREE ACTS AND AN EPILOGUE Libretto By Vladimir Belsky After Alexander Pushkin Prologue: 1 Introduction: I Am The Master Magician (Astrologer) Act One: 2 The King's Monologue: I Have Summoned You Here (King Dodon) 3 Guidon's Plan: Great Father (Guidon/King Dodon/Chorus Of Boyars) 4 Afron's Plan (King Dodon/Boyars/Afron/Polkan/Guidon) 5 Hail, Majesty! Sire! (Astrologer) Oh, That's A Fairy Tale! (King Dodon/The Golden Cockerel) 6 Cock-a-doodle-do! The Coast Is Clear - The Parrot Scene (The Golden Cockerel/King Dodon/Amelfa) 7 Dodon's Siesta - Cock-a-doodle-do! Beware! (Chorus Of The People/Amelfa/The Golden Cockerel) Our King! Father Of The People! (Polkan/King Dodon/Afron/Chorus Of Boyars/Guidon) 8 King Dodon's Dream (The Golden Cockerel/King Dodon/Amelfa/Chorus) 9 The Cockerel's Sccene: Cock-a-doodle-do!... Oh! What Misfortune! (The Golden Cockerel/Chorus Of The People/Polkan/King Dodon) Total Time: 46'17 King Dodon: NIKOLAI STOILOV Prince Guidon: LYUBOMIR BODOUROV Afron: EMIL UGRINOV Polkan: KOSTA VIDEV Astrologer: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI Queen Of Shemakha: ELENA STOYANOVA The Golden Cockerel: YAVORA STOILOVA Amelfa: EVGENIA BABACHEVA / SOFIA NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA / DIMITER MANOLOV CD 24: THE GOLDEN COCKEREL - (PART 2) OPERA IN A PROLOGUE, THREE ACTS AND AN EPILOGUE Libretto By Vladimir Belsky After Alexander Pushkin Act Two: 1 Soldiers' Chorus: The Silent Night Is Whispering Fearful Things (Chorus Of Soldiers) What Terrible Sight Is This? - Behold, A Tent! (King Dodon/Polkan/Chorus Of Soldiers) 2 The Queen Of Shemakha's Entrance: Hail, O Ray Of Morning Sun (Queen Of Shemakha/King Dodon/Polkan) 3 Whose Heart Rich In Love (Queen Of Shemakha/King Dodon) 4 Dance Of The Queen Of Shemakha: At First I Shall Dance With A Lowered Veil (Queen Of Shemakha/King Dodon) 5 Sisters, Who Limps Beside The Resplendent Beauty? (Chorus Of Slaves) Ho! Polkan! Sound The Trumpets In Victory (King Dodon/Chorus Of Soldiers) 6 It Is Terrible, Brothers (Chorus Of The People/Amelfa) 7 Who Is That Stranger Standing There? (Queen Of Shemakha/King Dodon) Great King, It Is I (Astrologer) 8 King Dodon's Death: Ha, Ha, Ha! (Queen Of Shemakha) I've Beaten Him To Death (King Dodon/The Golden Cockerel/Chorus Of The People) Epilogue: 9 There, My Story's Ended! (Astrologer) Total Time: 72'24 King Dodon: NIKOLAI STOILOV Prince Guidon: LYUBOMIR BODOUROV Afron: EMIL UGRINOV Polkan: KOSTA VIDEV Astrologer: LYUBOMIR DYAKOVSKI Queen Of Shemakha: ELENA STOYANOVA The Golden Cockerel: YAVORA STOILOVA Amelfa: EVGENIA BABACHEVA / SOFIA NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA / DIMITER MANOLOV CD 25: Historical Recordings SYMPHONY NO.3 IN C Op.32 1 I. Moderato Assai - Allegro 12'51 2 II. Scherzo: Vivo 6'01 3 III. Andante 8'22 4 IV. Allegro Con Spirito 6'18 SCHEHERAZADE Op.35 'Symphonic Suite After A Thousand And One Nights' 5 I. 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