The Art of Feodor Chaliapin

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COMPOSERS: Rimsky-Korsakov,Rubinstein etc,Tchaikovsky
LABELS: Melodiya
WORKS: Songs and Romances by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rubinstein etc
PERFORMER: Feodor Chaliapin (bass-baritone)
CATALOGUE NO: MELCD 1001384

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The Russian language rolls around the unique larynx of the great bass Chaliapin, resonating in performances which gloriously blur the lines between raw folk song and sophisticated art song. Hilary Finch