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Composer(s): Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (01 Jun 1804 - 15 Feb 1857)
Work identifier: M640
Real Name: Zhizn' za tsarya
Display Name: A Life for the Tsar
Composed: c. 1836
First Performed: 09 Dec 1836
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Baritone
Bass
Mixed chorus
Opera Orchestra
Librettist(s): Yegor Fyodorovich Rozen
Vladimir Sollogub
Nestor Vasil'yevich Kukol'nik
Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky
Performance Timing (guide): 1'29'' (approx.)
Mvt. 1Overture  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Act II - Polonaise  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Act II - Krakowiak  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Act II - Waltz  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Act II - Mazurka  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Act III - Air de Vanya  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Epilogue - Entr'acte  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Epilogue - Final Chorus  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mixed chorus, Opera Orchestra)
Composer(s): Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (01 Jun 1804 - 15 Feb 1857)
Recording identifier: M2147484963
Real Name: Zhizn' za tsarya
Display Name: A Life for the Tsar
Composed: c. 1836
First Performed: 09 Dec 1836
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: Romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Baritone
Bass
Mixed chorus
Opera Orchestra
Librettist(s): Yegor Fyodorovich Rozen
Vladimir Sollogub
Nestor Vasil'yevich Kukol'nik
Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky
Performance Timing: 332
Ensemble: Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio Bulgare
Leader: 0
Conductor: Vassil Stefanov
Soloists: Alexandrina Milcheva (Mezzo-soprano)
Label: Forlane CI
Catalogue Number: FC16743
Recording Location: Sofia
Recording Date: 01 Jan 1995