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Track(s) taken from CDA67105
Recording details: October 1998
Studio 1, Russian State Broadcasting House, Moscow, Russia
Produced by Sasha Volkov
Engineered by Sasha Volkov
Release date: June 1999
Total duration: 3 minutes 23 seconds

'Savenko is a suave and accomplished singer, his phrasing beautifully shaped. Beautiful and evocative songs' (BBC Music Magazine)

'Vassily Savenko is something rather special … superb recital exploring a wide repertoire … An ideal introduction to the wealth of Russian song' (Classic CD)

'A voice of great expressive eloquence and power, rich in sonority and depth. A debut recital of great quality' (Classic FM Magazine)

Pesnya Mefistofelya o blokhe 'Mephistopheles' song of the flea'
First line:
Zhil byl korol' kogda-to 'Once upon a time a king'
composer
1879
author of text
Faust
translator of text
based on Mephistopheles' song from Faust

Other recordings available for download
Anatoli Safiulin (bass), Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

Other albums featuring this work
'Musorgsky: Song Cycles' (CDA66775)
Musorgsky: Song Cycles

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