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Track(s) taken from CDA67773

Priznaniye 'Confession'

First line:
Ya vas lyublyu, khot ya beshus 'I love you, though I must be mad'
composer
1839
author of text
Glinka sets only verses 1 and 3 out of Pushkin's original ten

Joan Rodgers (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Recording details: January 2009
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Mark Brown
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: October 2009
Total duration: 0 minutes 51 seconds

Cover artwork: Aleksandr Pushkin at the Seashore (1896) by Leonid Osipovic Pasternak (1862-1945)
Pushkin Museum, Moscow / Bridgeman Art Library, London
 
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Reviews

'A treasure trove of Russian song that will reward repeated listening for years … delivered by a first-rate soprano already with a distinguished track record in the repertoire, themed on the verse of Russia's most favourite poet, is a more than attractive prospect' (Gramophone)

'No non-Russian singer has done more for Russian song than Rodgers … Martineau is an exemplary partner in an attractive programme that fans of Russian song and Rodgers will not want to miss' (The Sunday Times)
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