Glinka: Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)
Oskar Danon
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4826924
Barcode
00028948269242
Format
3-CD
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Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)

Ivan Susanin: Miroslav Čangalović
Antonida: Marija Glavačević
Bogdan Sobinin: Drago Starc
Vanya: Milica Miladinović
Sigismund III, King of Poland: Vladeta Dimitriević
Polish Messenger: Bogolub Grubač
Russian Soldier: Ivan Murgaški 

Yugoslav Army Chorus
Belgrade National Opera Orchestra
Oskar Danon

Track previews
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Epilogue: "Slav’sja, slav’sja ti, Rus’ Moya!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: Dances
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: Prelude
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Kak mat ubili u malovo ptentsa"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Moi rodimi, shto za vyesti?"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Ti v semyu vzyal ptentsa"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Nastanyet den"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Nam privichno, russkim lyudyam"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: "Lyei vina! Pyei do dna!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: Krakowiak
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: Mazurka
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Ei! kto tut?"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: "Otkuda?"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act 1: "Akh, ti, pole, pole ti moyo!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Solntse tuchi ne zakroyut"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Shto gadat’ o svad’bye"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Zdravstvuite, rodniye"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Zdravstvui, matushka-Moskva"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "Ne tomi, rodimi"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: Overture
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act II: "Na syever mi vikhrem"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Nu vot, ya dozhil, slava Bogu"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Davno li s sem’yoy svoey"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Chuyut pravdu!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "A tebe, nash Bogdanuchko"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: Entr’acte
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Vsyo vyuga da vyuga"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Epilogue: Prelude
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Byedni kon v pole pal"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Akh beda"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Kto tut val"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: "Ustali my!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Strakha ne strashus"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Uzh podNo. Vryemya gostyei vstrechat"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Vot eto yarche sabli svyetit!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Razgulyalisa, razlivalisa"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Ne o tom skorblyu"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Antonida! Shto sluchilos?"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act IV: Prelude
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Seichas mi v lyes idyom"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Antonida!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act III: "Syerdtse polNo. Bozhe!"
A Life for the Tsar - Ivan Susanin (Gorodetsky), Act I: "V burju, vo grozu"
Recording information

Recording Producer: James Walker
Balance Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson (mono), Roy Wallace (stereo
Recording Location: House of Culture, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 10, 13–19, 25 September & 1 October 1955
Remastering Engineer: Chris Bernauer
Original Decca LP Releases: LXT5173–76 mono, March 1956; XLL1409–12 stereo, April 1957; GOS646–48 stereo, May 1974

Reviews

‘The stereo sound is remarkable for its time … Čangalović is quite moving as Susanin prepares for the supreme sacrifice in his country’s cause.’ Gramophone

‘Čangalović gives a moving and sincere performance.’ Opera