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Boris Christoff

This double CD offers a comprehensive selection of the artist’s finest moments. The booklets feature photographs of the artist and an informative biographical note.

Milen Paounov (bass), Mira Kalin (mezzo-soprano), Mela Bougarinovitch (mezzo-soprano), Kostadine Schekerlisky (bass), Kina Kosseva (bass), Nicolaï Christov (mezzo-soprano), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Vasil Benchev (tenor), John Lanigan (tenor), Evelyn Lear (mezzo-soprano), Anton Diakov...

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Contents

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Scene Two: Skorbít dushá! (Boris)

Work length3:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Milen Paounov (bass), Mira Kalin (mezzo-soprano), Mela Bougarinovitch (mezzo-soprano), Kostadine Schekerlisky (bass), Kina Kosseva (bass), Nicolaï Christov (mezzo-soprano), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Vasil Benchev (tenor), John Lanigan (tenor), Evelyn Lear (mezzo-soprano), Anton Diakov (bass-baritone), Atanass Marguaritov (director), Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Bojan Katzarsky (bass), Dimitr Ouzounov (tenor), Ekaterina Gueorguieva (soprano), Cyril Dulguerov (tenor), Christina Hadjikoleva (bass), Boris Christoff (bass), Jacques Mars (bass)
  • Luben Kondov, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1962-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 1 - Scene One: Yeshchó odnó poslyédneye skazánye (Pimen)

Work length5:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Milen Paounov (bass), Mira Kalin (mezzo-soprano), Mela Bougarinovitch (mezzo-soprano), Kostadine Schekerlisky (bass), Kina Kosseva (bass), Nicolaï Christov (mezzo-soprano), Luben Kondov (choir director), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Vasil Benchev (tenor), John Lanigan (tenor), Evelyn Lear (mezzo-soprano), Anton Diakov (bass-baritone), Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Bojan Katzarsky (bass), Dimitr Ouzounov (tenor), Ekaterina Gueorguieva (soprano), Cyril Dulguerov (tenor), Christina Hadjikoleva (bass), Boris Christoff (bass), Jacques Mars (bass)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia
  • Atanass Marguaritov, André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1962-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (1963 Digital Remaster), Act 1

Work length7:55
$2.60
$3.40
  • Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia (lead vocals), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1963-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Nye syétuy, brat

Track length5:37
$1.30
$1.70

Kak vo górode býlo vo Kazáne (Varlam's Drinking Song)

Track length2:18
$1.30
$1.70

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), ACT 2

Work length10:14
$2.60
$3.40
  • Milen Paounov (bass), Mira Kalin (mezzo-soprano), Mela Bougarinovitch (mezzo-soprano), Kostadine Schekerlisky (bass), Kina Kosseva (bass), Nicolaï Christov (mezzo-soprano), Luben Kondov (choir director), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Vasil Benchev (tenor), John Lanigan (tenor), Evelyn Lear (mezzo-soprano), Anton Diakov (bass-baritone), Atanass Marguaritov (director), Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Bojan Katzarsky (bass), Dimitr Ouzounov (tenor), Ekaterina Gueorguieva (soprano), Cyril Dulguerov (tenor), Christina Hadjikoleva (bass), Boris Christoff (bass), Jacques Mars (bass)
  • Luben Kondov, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia
  • Atanass Marguaritov, André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1962-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Dostig ya výshey vlásti (Boris)

Track length6:11
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Uf! tyazheló! Day dukh perevedú ... (Boris)

Track length4:03
$1.30
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Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (1963 Digital Remaster), Act IV: Prosnúlsa ya...Oy; dúshno! dúshno! Svyétu!

Work length8:11
$1.30
$1.70
  • Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia (lead vocals), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1963-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2002 Digital Remaster), Scene Two: Zvon! Pogrebál'ny zvon! (Boris / People / Fyodor / Church choir / Boyars)

Work length5:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff/Ana Alexieva/Milen Paounov/Chorus of the National Opera of Sofia/Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire/André Cluytens, Ana Alexieva (mezzo-soprano), Boris Christoff (bass), Luben Kondov (director)
  • Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Chorus Of The National Opera Of Sofia
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 1962-09-21
  • Recording Venue: 4-6, 12-15,17-21 September 1962/Salle Wagram, Paris

Borodin: Prince Igor (1967 Digital Remaster), Act 1: Nateshilsya li knyaz? (Galitsky's Aria)

Work length4:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass), Chorus & Orchestra of the National Opera Theatre of Sofia (lead vocals)
  • Jerzy Semkow
  • Recorded: 1967-12-31
  • Recording Venue: May 1966. Salle Wagram, Paris.

Borodin: Prince Igor (1967 Digital Remaster), Act 2: O net, net, drug (Konchak's Aria)

Work length5:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass), Chorus & Orchestra of the National Opera Theatre of Sofia (lead vocals)
  • Jerzy Semkow
  • Recorded: 1967-12-31
  • Recording Venue: May 1966. Salle Wagram, Paris.

Borodin: U Lyudey-to v domu'

Work length3:40
$1.30
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  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Orchestre de l'Association des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Georges Tzipine
  • Recorded: 1961-10-31
  • Recording Venue: October 1966 & October 1967. Salle Wagram, Paris.

Borodin: Dlya beregov otchizni dal'noy (For the Shores of thy Far Native Land)

Work length3:38
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Orchestre de l'Association des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Georges Tzipine
  • Recorded: 1961-10-31
  • Recording Venue: October 1966 & October 1967. Salle Wagram, Paris.

Rimsky Korsakov: Sadko (1992 Digital Remaster): Song of the Viking Guest: 'O fearful crags' (Scene 4)

Work length3:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Issay Dobroven
  • Recorded: 1950-05-04
  • Recording Venue: 4 May 1950 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Rimsky Korsakov: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (1992 Digital Remaster): Prince Yuri's Aria: 'O vain illusion of glory and grandeur' (Act 3)

Work length4:25
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Wilhelm Schuechter, Wilhelm Schüchter
  • Recorded: 1952-03-19
  • Recording Venue: 19 March 1952 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin (1955 Digital Remaster): Prince Gremin's Aria: 'Everyone knows love on earth' (Act 3)

Work length4:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Wilhelm Schuechter, Wilhelm Schüchter
  • Recorded: 1952-03-19
  • Recording Venue: 19 March 1952 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

trad.: Song of the Volga Boatmen

Work length4:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Issay Dobroven
  • Recorded: 1950-10-05
  • Recording Venue: 5 October 1950 / Kingsway Hall, London

Mussorgsky: Mephistopheles' Song of the Flea

Work length3:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Issay Dobroven
  • Recorded: 1950-10-05
  • Recording Venue: 5 October 1950 / Kingsway Hall, London

Gounod: Faust (2003 Digital Remaster), Act II, Scene 3 (continued): Le veau d'or est toujours debout (Méphistophélès / Chorus)

Work length2:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff/Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris/Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris/André Cluytens, René Duclos (director), Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Choeurs du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris, Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 2003-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 23 September - 9 October 1958 / Salle de la Mutualité, Paris

Gounod: Faust (2003 - Remaster)

Work length12:55
$2.60
$3.40
  • Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Nicolai Gedda (vocals)
  • Orchestre Et Choeurs Du Theatre National, Choeurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
  • André Cluytens
  • Recorded: 2003-12-31
  • Recording Venue: September & October 1958/Salle de la Mutualité, Paris

Seigneur, daignez permettre (Act IV)

Track length8:49
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Qu'attendez-vous encore?...Vous qui faites l'endormie (Serenade) (Act IV)

Track length4:06
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Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide (1988 - Remaster): Decidesti il suo destin...Con le mie guardie...O tu la cosa mia più (Act 2)

Work length10:37
Album only
Album only
  • Boris Christoff (lead vocals)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Jerzy Semkow
  • Recorded: 1964-12-31
  • Recording Venue: April 1963. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: Uldino! Non hai veduto?...Mentre gonfiarsi l'anima (Atilla, Act 1)

Work length5:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (lead vocals)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Jerzy Semkow
  • Recorded: 1964-12-31
  • Recording Venue: April 1963. Kingsway Hall, London.

Verdi: Ella giammai m'amo! (Don Carlo, Act 3)

Work length10:46
Album only
Album only
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Jerzy Semkow
  • Recorded: 1964-12-31
  • Recording Venue: April 1963. Kingsway Hall, London.

Boito: Son lo Spirito che nega (from Mefistofele)

Work length3:52
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (lead vocals)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Nicolai Malko
  • Recorded: 1949-12-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 December 1949 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tchaikovsky: Lullaby, Op. 16 No. 1

Work length3:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass), Alexandre Labinsky (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 September/1,2,6-8 October 1959 & 5-7 April 1960. Salle Wagram, Paris.

Tchaikovsky: None but the lonely heart, Op. 6 No. 6

Work length3:26
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gaston Marchesini (cello), Boris Christoff (bass), Alexandre Labinsky (piano)
  • Recorded: 1960-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 28-30 September/1,2,6-8 October 1959 & 5-7 April 1960. Salle Wagram, Paris.

trad.: Along Peterskaya Street (arr. Mikhaylov)

Work length2:15
$1.30
$1.70
  • Boris Christoff (bass)
  • Feodor Potorjinsky Choir
  • Recorded: 1954-12-31
  • Recording Venue: October 1954. Salle de la Mutualité, Paris.

Mussorgsky: The Nursery (2003 - Remaster)

Work length9:17
$6.50
$8.50
  • Boris Christoff (bass), Alexandre Labinsky (piano)
  • Recorded: 1900-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 1,5, 6 September 1957/ Salle de la Mutualité, Paris

I: With nurse

Track length1:46
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II: In the corner

Track length1:36
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III: The cockchafer

Track length2:16
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IV: With the doll

Track length1:37
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V: Going to sleep

Track length2:02
$1.30
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Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (2003 - Remaster)

Work length11:45
$2.60
$3.40
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (orchestra leader), Boris Christoff (bass), Alexander Glazunov (orchestra leader)
  • Orchestra National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
  • Georges Tzipine
  • Recorded: 1900-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 26-30 March 1957/ Salle de la Mutualité, Paris

I: Trepak

Track length5:36
$1.30
$1.70

IV: The field-marshal

Track length6:09
$1.30
$1.70