EVSTIGNEI FOMIN (1761-1800): The Coachmen at the Horse Stage-Post (Soloists, State Capella Choir of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory Opera Orchestra; Vladislav Chernushenko), STEPAN DAVYDOV (1777-1825): Highlights from Lesta the Dneiper Mermaid, Overture to Crowned Goodness.
Catalogue Number: 04J049
Reference: CDMN 179
Description: Archive recordings (1979, 1982) of early Russian operas, Fomin's (from 1786) a 34-minute slice of folk life and Davydov's (1805) a remake of an Austrian singspiel. No texts. St. Petersburg Philhar-monic Orchestra; Alexander Dmitriev