RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, N.A.: Snow Maiden (The) [Opera]

     
 NIKOLAI ANDREYEVICH RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
     
 The Snow Maiden  
1 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with the birds (Forest Sprite) 4:22
2 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with the birds: Recitative and aria of the Spring Fairy (Spring Fairy) 1:58
3 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with the birds: Aria (Spring Fairy) 4:06
4 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with the birds: Recitative of the Spring Fairy (Spring Fairy) 3:29
5 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with the birds: Song and dance of the birds (Chorus, Spring Fairy) 3:09
6 Prologue: Scene of the Spring Fairy with King Frost (Spring Fairy, Chorus) 0:36
7 Prologue: Song of King Frost (King Frost) 3:18
8 Prologue: Recitative of Spring Fairy and King Frost (Spring Fairy, King Frost) 3:08
9 Prologue: Scene of Snow Maiden, King Frost, and Spring Fairy (Snow Maiden, King Frost, Spring Fairy) 1:19
10 Prologue: Aria of Snow Maiden (Snow Maiden) 5:00
11 Prologue: Arietta of Snow Maiden (Snow Maiden) 2:35
12 Prologue: Trio of Snow Maiden, Spring Fairy and King Frost (Snow Maiden, Spring Fairy, King Frost) - Appearance of the Forest Sprite (Chorus) 3:47
13 Prologue: Carnival procession (Chorus) 4:19
14 Prologue: Carnival puppet and chorus (Chorus) 1:16
15 Prologue: Final Scene (Cottager, Wife, Puppet, Snow Maiden, Chorus of Berendeyans) 7:04
16 Act I: Introduction 2:22
17 Act I: Scene of Snow Maiden, Lel and Cottager (Snow Maiden, Lel, Cottager) 4:21
18 Act I: Scene of Snow Maiden and Lel: Lel's first song (Lel) 3:15
19 Act I: Scene of Snow Maiden and Lel: Lel's second song (Lel) 2:23
20 Act I: Chorus and Snow Maiden 2:01
     
     
     
1 Act I: Arietta of Snow Maiden (Snow Maiden) 3:10
2 Act I: Scene and arietta of Kupava (Kupava, Snow Maiden) 2:56
3 Act I: Wedding ritual (Kupava, Misgir, Chorus) 4:10
4 Act I: Scene of Kupava with Snow Maiden and Misgir (Kupava, Snow Maiden, Misgir) 6:34
5 Act I: Finale (Kupava, Lel, Misgir, Chorus) 7:48
6 Act II: Introduction 1:56
7 Act II: Song of the blind psalterists (Chorus) 5:15
8 Act II: Scene of the Tsar with Bermyata (Tsar, Bermyata) 6:02
9 Act II: Duet of the Tsar and Kupava 5:51
10 Act II: Public Proclamation (First and Second criers) 2:17
11 Act II: Ceremonial Procession of Tsar Berendey 1:55
12 Act II: Hymn of the Berendeyans, Kupava, Lel, First and Second criers, Chorus (Berendeyans, Kupava, Lel, First and Second criers, Chorus) 1:27
13 Act II: — (Kupava, Tsar, Misgir, Bermyata, Chorus) 4:27
14 Act II: Cavatina of the Tsar 3:13
15 Act II: — (Snow Maiden, Tsar, Bermyata, Lel, Chorus) 7:50
16 Act II: Final Chorus (Chorus) 1:38
     
     
     
1 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Dance of the song of the beaver (Chorus, Snow Maiden, Lel, Cottager, Tsar) 4:25
2 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Cavatina of the Tsar 2:24
3 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Recitative (Tsar) 0:26
4 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Dance of the Tumblers 4:01
5 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Lel's third song (Lel) 3:44
6 Act III: Scene in the forest clearing: Recitative (Tsar, Snow Maiden) 5:17
7 Act III: Scene of Snow Maiden and Misgir (Snow Maiden, Misgir) 7:09
8 Act III: Andantino (Misgir, Snowmaiden, Forest Sprite ) 3:06
9 Act III: Transformation of the Forest Sprite (Forest Sprite, Misgir) 4:25
10 Act III: Scene of Lel with Kupava and Snow Maiden (Lel, Kupava, Snow Maiden) 5:18
11 Act IV: Introduction 2:55
12 Act IV: Scene of Snow Maiden and Spring Fairy (Snow Maiden, Spring Fairy) 6:48
13 Act IV: Flower Chorus (Spring Fairy, Chorus) 4:44
14 Act IV: Scene of Snow Maiden and Spring Fairy (Snow Maiden, Spring Fairy) 2:09
15 Act IV: Duet of Snow Maiden and Misgir (Snow Maiden, Misgir) 6:00
16 Act IV: Finale (Snow Maiden, Misgir, Tsar, Chorus) 13:52
17 Act IV: Final Chorus: Hymn of praise to the sun-god Yarilo 1:55
     
 Stefka Evstatieva Soloist
 Angelov, Stoyan