Dmitri Hvorostovsky – The Bells of Dawn

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone

The Grand Choir “Masters of Chorsal Singing”

Lev Kontorovich, conductor

Ondine, 2014

Description

Russian Sacred and Folk Songs

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Tracklist:

Dobri Khristov (1875–1941)

1 Praise the Name of the Lord (Khvalite imya Gospodne)

Pavel Chesnokov (1877–1944)

2 Blessed Is the Man (Blazhen muzh)

3 Pre-Eternal Counsel (Sovet prevechnïy)

4 Hear My Prayer (Da ispravitsya molitva moya)

5 From My Youth (Ot yunosti moyeya)

Mikhail Burmagin

6 The Wise Thief (Razboynika blagorazumnago)

Aleksandr Arkhangelsky (1846–1924)

7 Symbol of Faith (Simvol verï )

Aleksandr Varlamov (1801–1848)

8 A Snowstorm Sweeps the Street (Vdol’ po ulitse metelitsa metyot)

Russian folk songs:

9 They Do Not Let Masha… (Ne velyat Mashe za rechen’ku khodit’)

10 There Is Not One Path Through the Field (Ne odna vo pole dorozhka)

11 The Lonely Coach Bell (Odnozvuchno gremit kolokol’chik)

12 Farewell, My Joy (Proshchay, radost’)

13 The Fog Has Fallen Onto the Field (Uzh kak pal tuman)

Elizaveta Shashina (1805–1903)

14 I Walk My Path Alone (Vïkhozhu odin ya na dorogu) 4’54

Russian folk song:

15 Oh, Night (Akh tï, nochen’ka)

Georgy Sviridov (1915–1998)

16 The Bells of Dawn (Zoryu b’yut)

Recordings: Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky, 23, 25, 26, 29-30 June & 2 July, 2012