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Kelessidi, Elena
A Russian Romance

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY 
1 Lullaby, op.16 no.1    3.46
2 If Only I Had Known, op.47 no.1  4.31
3 So soon forgotten, (1870)  3.02
4 At the Ball, op.38, no.3   2.09
5 The Bride’s lament op47. no.7  6.01
MIKHAIL GLINKA
6 Fire in my Veins    1.15
7 To the Zither    3.28
8 Do not Tempt me   2.41
9 Tell me Why    2.13

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV     
10 Enslaved by the Rose, the Nightingale  2.45
11 Of What in the Quiet Night  1.45
12 Early Spring, op.43 no.4  1.42

CÉSAR CUI
13 I have Touched a Flower  1.39
ALEXANDER DARGOMYZHSKY
14 Young Boy and Girl   1.05
15 I Still Love Him   2.09

VLADIMIR VLASOV (1902-1986)
16 The Fountain of Bakhchisarai  3.53

SERGEI RACHMANINOV
17 Never Sing to me Again, op.4 no.4    4.27
18 Siren’ Lilacs, op.21 no.5  1.49
19 The Soldier’s Wife, op.8 no.4 2.13
20 In my Garden at Night, op.38 no.1 1.49
21 Daisies, op.38 no.3   2.42
22 I wait for You op.14 no.1  1.45
                         
Total timing: 59.01
Sung in Russian
 
ELENA KELESSIDI (soprano)
Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Catalogue No: ONYX4031

Debut recital CD of this well-loved Greek soprano who has made her name as Violetta, Mimi and Liu all over the world but now turns to repertoire close to her heart, Russian songs including rarities by Cui, Rimsky-Korsakov and Dargomishky as well as favourites by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.  Accompanied by the expert Malcolm Martineau this is an album full of surprises and delights.

 

 

 

 

 


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Track Number
Title
Duration
MP3
1
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Lullaby op. 16 no. 1
03:47
2
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Had I only known op. 47 no. 1
04:32
3
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
So soon forgotten (1870)
03:02
4
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
At the Ball op. 38 no. 3
02:10
5
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
The Bride’s Lament op. 47 no. 7
06:02
6
Glinka, Mikhail
Fire in my Veins
01:15
7
Glinka, Mikhail
To a Lyre
03:28
8
Glinka, Mikhail
Do not tempt me
02:41
9
Glinka, Mikhail
Tell me why
02:13
10
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai
The Nightingale and the Rose op. 2 no. 2
02:46
11
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai
In the quiet night op. 40 no. 3
01:46
12
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai
The Wind op. 43 no. 2
01:43
13
Cui, César
I touched a flower op. 49 no. 1
01:39
14
Dargomyzhsky, Alexander
Young Boy and Girl
01:06
15
Dargomyzhsky, Alexander
I still love him
02:10
16
Vlasov, Vladimir
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
03:54
17
Rachmaninov, Sergei
Oh do not sing to me op. 4 no. 4
04:28
18
Rachmaninov, Sergei
Lilacs op. 21 no. 5
01:49
19
Rachmaninov, Sergei
The Soldier’s Wife op. 8 no. 4
02:13
20
Rachmaninov, Sergei
In my garden at night op. 38 no. 1
01:49
21
Rachmaninov, Sergei
Daisies op. 38 no. 3
02:43
22
Rachmaninov, Sergei
I wait for you! op. 14 no. 1
01:46

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1. Tchaikovsky: At the Ball, op. 38 no. 3
0:45
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2. Glinka: Fire in my Veins
0:45
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3. Rimsky-Korsakov: The Nightingale and the Rose, op. 2 no. 2
1:00
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4. Dargomyzhsky: Young Boy and Girl
1:06
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5. Rachmaninov: I wait for you! op. 14 no. 1
0:40
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