Anton Rubinstein: The Demon

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/12/1995
  • Label: Marco Polo
  • UPC: 730099378123
  • Catalog Number: 223781

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1–55 The Demon (Der Dämon), opera - Anton Rubinstein & Ludmilla Andrew (124:20)
    Composed byAnton Rubinstein
    Conducted byAlexander Anissimov
    Performed byLudmilla Andrew, Alexander Anissimov, Alison Browner, Marina Meshcheriakova, Gregory Rose, Anatoly Lochak, Valeri Serkin, Wexford Festival Opera Chorus, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Richard Robson
    1. 1Introduction
    2. 2Chorus: "Above the earth again, Demon is flying"
    3. 3Demon's monologue: "Accursed world! Despicable world! ..."
    4. 4Angel: "Do not curse, but love!"
    5. 5Demon: "What is the radiance of eternal power to me, what is divine ..."
    6. 6Angel: "Your knowledge is negation, your love is hatred"
    7. 7Chorus of Maidens: "We go down to the bright Aragva each evening"
    8. 8Demon: "What do I see? I am confounded by long-forgotten ..."
    9. 9Nanny's recitative and aria: "That's enough now, enough! You listen to what I ..."
    10. 10Demon: "Child, in your embraces I shall be resurrected into a new life. Tamara love me! ..."
    11. 11Tamara: "He was standing there, shining in a heavenly light ..."
    12. 12Tamara: "And you shall be mistress of the world, my eternal companion"
    13. 13Introduction and chorus: "Hey"
    14. 14Old Servant: "Halt, brothers, halt"
    15. 15Entrance of Prince Sinodal and recitative: "Fit out a messenger ..." / Recitative and aria of Princ
    16. 16Old Servant: "Don't fret, don't be downcast"
    17. 17Chorus: "For the health of the Prince, hurrah!"
    18. 18Old Servant: "What are you shouting for? Calm down and be silent. This ..."
    19. 19Prince: "Tomorrow with first light, as we set off on our ..."
    20. 20Chorus and Prince Sinodal: "In the darkness of the night, the obedient winds seem to fly to your ..
    21. 21Demon: "During his prayer I lulled him to sleep with sweet dreams. In the darkness ..."
    22. 22Chorus of Tartars: "Softer, softer, creep up"
    23. 23Prince: "Where are my servants... Have they run away or do they lie bravely on the ground?"
    24. 24Entr'acte and chorus of guests: "Hey! We have gathered together on this festive day"
    25. 25Chorus of men: "Wine brings jollity and love"
    26. 26Tamara: "Oh God, God! What a terrible dread sight. My Prince, ..."
    27. 27Messenger, Prince Gudal, Old Servant, Nanny and Guests: "Our dear Prince, our beloved Prince, a sad
    28. 28Demon (off-stage): "Do not weep, child, do not weep in vain, your tear will not ..."
    29. 29Tamara: "What did he say? You heard, he called me"
    30. 30Gudal: "Take the Prince's body away quickly"
    31. 31Demon: "On the ocean of the air, without rudder or sail, the harmonious constellations of ..."
    32. 32Demon: "As soon as night shrouds the mountain tops of the Caucasus with ..."
    33. 33Tamara: "Where is he? Stooping down to my head, he was looking at ..."
    34. 34Tamara: "Father, father, my soul is suffering. Father, take pity ..."
    35. 35Tamara, Nanny, Messenger, Prince Gudal, Old Servant and Chorus: "Let her (me) go to the holy conven
    36. 36Entr'acte and scene Old Servant: "The Christian world sleeps; before the sign of the cross and ..."
    37. 37Demon: "The holy convent sleeps, only her window is still ..."
    38. 38Demon: "Yes, I love her, I shall find renewal! Why dealy? ..."
    39. 39Angel: "Agitated and depraved spirit, what are you doing here at the midnight hour? ..."
    40. 40Tamara: "The night is warm, the night is calm I cannot sleep"
    41. 41Old Servant: "The Christian world sleeps; before the sign of the cross and the power ..."
    42. 42Demon: "I am the one to whom you listened in the silence of the midnight hour ..."
    43. 43Tamara: "Your words are dangerous! ..."
    44. 44Demon: "Your image was impressed on my soul from the beginning of the ..."
    45. 45Demon: "I swear by the first day of creation, I swear by the last day, I swear ..."
    46. 46Chorus of nuns (off-stage): "Creating everything eternally good"
    47. 47Tamara: "Ah, creator, creator, I call upon you! ..."
    48. 48Demon: "I shall dive to the bottom of the sea. I shall fly ..."
    49. 49Tamara: "I am in your hands... But take pity on me!"
    50. 50Angel and chorus: "Tamara!"
    51. 51Angel: Be gone, spirit of doubt!"
    52. 52Demon: "I cannot give her back! She is mine!"
    53. 53Angel: "No, she was not created for you! Be gone gloomy spirit!"
    54. 54Demon: "Again I am abandoned! Again alone! Ah! Accursed world! A curse on everyone!"
    55. 55Angel and chorus: "We bear the sinful soul, the soul which loved and ..."
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Wexford Festival Opera Chorus Primary Artist
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