Ivan the Terrible

   
 SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
   
 Ivan the Terrible, Op. 116 97:24  
  Incidental music for the film Ivan Grozny by Sergei Eisenstein  
  For soloists, choir and orchestra  
  Part I  
  Scene 1. Prologue 11:34      
1 Overture 2:38
2 Death of Glinskaya 1:06
3 Young Ivan's March 1:42
4 The Ocean - the Sea* 3:19
5 Shuisky and the keepers of the hounds 1:34
6 Death of Glinskaya 1:05
  Scene 2. The Coronation 9:44      
7 Kyrie eleison 1:11
8 Sofroniev Cherubic Hymn (A. Kastalsky) 5:41
9 May he live forever!† 2:52
  Scene 3. The Wedding 6:21      
10 Glorifiication 3:03
11 The Swan 1:08
12 The Simpleton 1:02
13 Riot 1:08
  Scene 4. The Conquest of Kazan 11:53      
14 Entrance of the Tartars 0:14
15 Cannon are brought to Kazan 1:08
16 Kurbsky's trumpets 0:27
17 Ivan's tent 1:06
18 Tartar steppes 1:43
19 The Artillerymen 0:48
20 The Tartars 1:17
21 Kurbsky's trumpets 0:28
22 Attack 1:03
23 Malyuta's jealousy 0:42
24 Kazan has fallen 0:57
  Scene 5. Ivan's illness 8:00      
25 O, my soul (liturgical chant) 1:38
26 O, Lord most gracious (liturgical chant) 0:52
27 O, my soul (liturgical chant) 1:20
28 Ivan's appeal to the Boyars 4:10
  Scene 6. The Death of Anastasia 12:00      
29 Anastasia's illness 3:44
30 Anastasia is poisoned 2:25
31 Eternal remembrance (liturgical chant) 1:22
32 Rest with the saints (liturgical chant) 1:20
33 Thou alone (liturgical chant) 1:52
34 Ivan at Anastasia'a coffin 1:17
  Scene 7. The Oath of the Oprichniks 7:55      
35 Oath of the Oprichniks 6:08
36 Come back!‡ 1:47
  Part II  
37 Overture 1:31
  Scene 8. At the Polish Court 2:53      
38 Fanfares 0:32
39 Polonaise 1:47
40 Fanfares 0:34
  Scene 9. Lamentation for the executed Boyars 6:41      
41 Do not sob, Mother (F. Ivanov) 3:13
42 It were better for you, Judas 1:55
43 Shuisky and the keepers of the hounds 1:34
  Scene 10. The Fiery Furnace (liturgical drama) 7:09      
44 Wondrous is God (D. Bortnyansky) 0:53
45 Song of the boys§ 3:15
46 Song about the beaver* 3:01
  Scene 11. The Tsar's banquet and The Cathedral 12:35      
47 Chaotic dance and Orderly dance of the Oprichniks 1:43
48 Song of the Oprichniks¶ 2:03
49 O, my soul (liturgical chant) 1:21
50 Song of the Oprichniks (without choir) 0:48
51 Chorus of the Oprichniks (without words) 3:55
52 Vladimir's murder 0:22
53 Entrance of Ivan 0:54
54 Finale 1:29
55  Ballad of an Unknown Boy, Op. 93 20:28
  Cantata for soloists, choir and orchestra  
   
 Ludmila Kuznetsova mezzo-soprano*
 Viktoria Smolnikova mezzo-soprano§
 Elena Kozneva mezzo-soprano§
 Tatiana Zheranzhe alto§
 Vladimir Sytnik tenor‡
 Sergey Toptygin baritone¶
 Alexander Tsylinko bass†
 Mikhail Makhov bass‡
  under  
 Valeri Polyansky
  10-14 January 2003