Libretto by the composer and Mira Mendelson, after the novel by Tolstoy (R,E)
lyrdramS,S,lowS,6M,4C,dramT,T,2highT,comicT,lowT,T(or Bar),hBar,hBar (or B),6Bar,2Bar(or B),3BBar,3hB,10B,lowB,2speakers,6silent roles; chorus 2.picc.2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-220.127.116.11-timp.perc:tgl/wooden dr/tamb/SD/ BD/cyms/tam-t/glsp/xyl-harp-strings This work is represented by Boosey & Hawkes in the UK, British Commonwealth (excluding Canada), Republic of Ireland, mainland China, Korea and Taiwan.
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World premiere incomplete
USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Samuil Samosud
World premiere complete
Stanislavsky Opera Theatre / Alexander Sharverdov
World stage premiere
Maly Opera Theatre / Samuil Samosud
World premiere of version
Leningrad State Academy Maly Opera Theatre / Eduard Grikurov
Alexander Gergalov, Elena Prokina, Gegam Gregoriam, Olga Borodina, Yuri Masurin, Nikolai Okhotnikov, Vassily Gerelo, Irina Bogachova, Alexander Morozov, Kirov Opera, Valery Gergiev
Philips 434 097-2 (3 CDs)
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Ekaterina Morozova, Justin Lavender, Oleg Balashov, Roderick Williams, Pamela Helen Stephen, Igor Matioukhin, Elena Ionova, Alan Ewing, Stephen Dupont, Thomas Guthrie, Vladimir Ognev, Victoria Livengood, Neil Jenkins, Alan Opie, Russian State Symphonic Cappella, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Richard Hickox
Chandos 9855 (4 CDs)
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