Operetta - Moskva Cheryomushki

   
 DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
   
  Premiere recording of the complete operetta  
 Moskva Cheremushki, Op. 105 141:50  
  A musical comedy in three acts and five scenes  
  Libretto by Vladimir Mass and Mikhail Chervinsky  
  Overture - Prologue  
1 Allegretto 5:18
2 Drebednyov - 'That's right! Music…' 0:33
3 Baburov - 'Well I've lived for fifty years on Tyoplui Lane.' 1:40
  Act I  
  Scene 1 - Don't touch  
4 1 Bubentsov and the Chorus of Visitors 2:33
5 Bubentsov - 'Now please step into the next hall, comrades!' 1:00
6 2 Duet Masha and Bubentsov 3:49
 Zino Vinnikov violin
 Gregor Horsch cello
7 3 Pantomime 2:37
8 Sergey - 'What time is it?' 0:13
9 4 Boris's Aria 1:55
10 Boris - 'I've come back from Moscow…' 0:30
11 5 Boris's Song-serenade 2:16
12 Lidochka - 'Have you only just got here?' 0:52
13 6 Lidochka's Song 2:35
14 Baburov - 'Lidochka, Lidochka…' 1:24
15 7 Excursion around Moscow 4:04
  Intermezzo  
16 Drebednyov - 'Where's the car?' 0:54
17 8 Duet: Vava and Drebednyov 4:39
18 9 End of Excursion around Moscow 0:40
  Scene 2 - Write down the address  
19 First woman - 'Semyon Semyonovich…' 0:36
20 10 Ensemble of Residents 5:04
21 11 Sergey's Song about Mar'ina Roscha 2:01
22 12 Baburov's Song about Tyoplyi Lane 3:24
23 Lyusya - 'So it's Tyoplyi Lane then?' 0:13
24 13 Song about Cheremushki 2:50
25 14 Scene: Barabashkin with the Residents 0:54
26 Barabashkin - 'What are you thinking of, citizens?' 0:53
27 115 Boris's Song 1:55
28 Boris - 'Valka!' 3:54
29 16 Scene: Barabashkin and Drebednyov with the Residents 0:48
30 17 Finale of Act I 1:02
  Act II  
  Intermezzo  
31 18 Barabashkin's Couplets 2:31
  Scene 3 - Airborne Landing  
32 Boris - 'That's it Lidochka, that's it!' 0:54
33 19 Duet: Lidochka and Boris 6:22
34 Lidochka - 'You are not angry, my valiant sir?' 2:45
35 20 Duet: Lyusya and Sergey 4:59
36 Lyusya - 'Oh, what was that?' 2:11
37 21 Barabashkin's and Drebednyov's Couplets 3:59
38 Vava - 'Fedya!' 0:36
39 22 Duet: Lidochka and Boris 2:46
40 Baburov - 'So where is the young man?' 1:04
41 23 Scene (Lidochka, Baburov, Barabashkin, Drebednyov) 0:41
  Intermezzo  
42 Sergey - 'And where are you off to?…' 0:46
43 24 Song: Lyusya and the Construction workers 0:59
  Scene 4 - An alarming 'knock at the door'  
44 Masha - 'Let's have some tea' 1:07
45 25 Duet: Masha and Bubentsov 3:09
46 Bubentsov - 'Masha, it's someone ringing for us!' 2:53
47 26 Polka 4:21
48 The others - 'Guests!' 2:57
49 27 Song about Sheremushki 0:23
  Intermezzo  
50 Lidochka - 'Where can we go now?' 0:27
51 28 Ballet 6:33
52 29 Apotheosis 1:13
53 Boris - 'That was the move to the new flat…' 0:34
54 30 Finale of Act II 0:33
  Act III  
55 31 Entr'acte 2:33
56 32 Scene 0:54
57 Baburov - 'Play something, comrade conductor…' 0:37
  Scene 5 - The Magic Clock  
58 33 Lidochka's Song 1:44
59 Bubentsov - 'Taking things easy?!' 0:50
60 34 Waltz of the flowers 1:07
61 Lidochka - 'Am I dreaming?' 1:14
62 35 Barabashkin's Song 0:40
63 Lyusya - 'Are you afraid?…' 3:44
64 36 Duet: Lidochka and Boris 1:54
65 Boris - 'Nevertheless, the parade ground has been cleared!' 4:23
66 37 Sergey's Song 0:49
67 Barabashkin - 'Not bad that bench.' 2:43
68 38 Scene: Barabashkin 1:03
69 39 Finale 1:45
 Andrei Baturkin baritone - Alexander Petrovich Bubentsov
 Irina Gelakhova mezzo-soprano - Masha
 Mikhail Goujov bass - Semyon Semyonovich Baburov
 Elena Prokina soprano - Lidochka
 Anatoly Lochak baritone - Boris Koretsky
 Herman Apaikin tenor - Sergey Glushkov
 Lydia Chernykh soprano - Lyusya
  Chorus: Visitors, Residents, New tenants and Construction workers  
 Valeri Polyansky
 Gennady Rozhdestvensky
  30 June - 3 July 1997