Alexander Alexeev;  Elizaveta Borovskaya   (Aquarius AQVR 411)
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Alexander Alexeev;  Elizaveta Borovskaya   (Aquarius AQVR 411)
V2595. ALEXANDER ALEXEEV: Songs by Schubert, Tschaikowsky, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Rubinstein (the latter’s ‘Persian Love Song’ – fondly remembered from Chaliapin’s recording), Rimsky-Korsakov, Glinka, Strelnikov, Prozovsky, Oppel, Artemyev, Gerdel, Zubov & Mikhailov; Arias & Duets (w.Borovskaya & Barsova) from La Traviata, Rigoletto & La Belle Hélène); ELIZAVETA BOROVSKAYA: ‘The Canary’ & ‘Berceuse’ (both Tschaikowsky); Arias from Rigoletto & Lakmé. (Russia) Aquarius AQVR 411, recorded 1929-39, Muztrest, GPT & Film. [A wonderful collection of all known recordings by this sensitive lyric tenor! Alexeev is just another example of wonderful artists of the Stalin era who were overshadowed by their contemporaries Lemeshev, Kozlovsky and Vinogradov . . . and the politics of that period!] - 4607123632017