The Slavic Bass

Jul 10, 2013 46:41

In this last edition of this season of the NACOcast, Nick gives us the lowdown on Eastern Europe with The Slavic Bass … He explores the curious fact that Slavic countries tend to produce excellent tenors.

Music in this episode:

Epistle to the Romans - Liturgical Music from the Russian Cathedral
Dinev: The Judicious Villain - Music from the Slavonic Orthodox Liturgy
Borodin: Khan Konchak's Aria - Chaliapin: Great Scenes from Boris Godunov
Rimsky-Korsakov: Song of the Viking Guest - Chaliapin: Great Scenes from Boris Godunov
Mozart: Don Giovanni, Madamina! il catalogo è questo - Boris Christoff: Opera Arias
Ariodante: Al sen ti stringo e parto - Alexander Kipnis
Mozart: La Flûte Enchantée, acte 2: In diesen heiligen Hallen - Alexander Kipnis
Brahms: Sapphische Ode, Op. 94, No. 4 - Alexander Kipnis
Brahms: Vier Ernste Gesaenge, Op. 121 No. 3, Oh Tod, o Tod, wie bitter bist du - Alexander Kipnis