Tarkhov, Krasovsky; Radio Moscow Choir & Symphony Orchestra/Nikolai Golovanov
This 1948 recording is full of character and worth hearing despite historic sound.
Overture and Suites from the Operas
Chandos CHAN 10369(2)
An excellent introduction to Rimsky-Korsakov’s fantastical side.
Sokolik, Arkhipova; Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra/Fedoseyev
Relief CR 991049
A fine cast captures the charm and poignancy of Rimsky-Korsakov’s pantheistic opera.
Galusin, Tarassova, Gassiev; Kirov Chorus & Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
Philips 0704399 (DVD)
A superb cast in a wonderful production of one of Rimsky-Korsakov’s fairy-tale operas.