Galina Vishnevskaya’s discography

Arias by Bellini. Boito. Gounod, Puccini, Verdi, and Wagner
Vishnevskaya, B. Khaikin and A. Melik-Pashayev (conds.). Bolshoi Theater Orchestra.
Selections: Bellini’s Norma, Boito’s Mefistophele, Gounod’s Faust, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut,
Verdi’s La Forza del Destino, and Wagner’s Nannhauser.
USSR: Melodiya D 014019/20

BEETHOVEN: Fidelio
Vishnevskaya. G. Nelepp, N. Shchegolkov, A. Ivanov, A. Melik-Pashayev (cond.). Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
USSR: Melodia D 04518-23

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor. “Choral”, Op. 125.
Vishnevskaya, N. Postanicheva. V. Ivanovsky. I. Petrov. A. Gauk (cond.). USSR State Chorus and Radio Symphony.
USSR: Melodiya D 0391 D 03652-4

BRITTEN: War Requiem
Vishnevskaya, P. Pears. D. Fischer- Dieskau, B. Britten (cond.). London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: 2-London 1255
France: Decca SET 252/3

DARGOMYZHSKY: The Stone Guest
Vishnevskaya. I. Arkhipova, A. Maslennikov, G. Pankov, B. Khaikin (cond.).
USSR Radio Chorus and Symphony.
USSR: Melodiya D 08975-8, S 0299-302
GLINKA: Songs
TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
RACHMANINOV: Songs
PROKOFIEV: The Ugly Duckling

SHOSTAKOVICH: Act I Aria from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Vishnevskaya, A. Dedyukhin (piano).
Selections: Glinka: “Barcarolle”, “To her”, “Do not excite me without cause”; Rachmaninov: “Oh, cease thy singing, maiden fair,” “I wait for thee”; Tchaikovsky: “Complaint of the
bride”, “Lullaby.” “Why?”
U.S.: RCA Victor LSC 2497
France: RCA 640.738 (Rachmaninov and Shostakovich not included)

MAHLER: Symphony No. 4 in G Major
G. Vishnevskaya, D. Oistrakh (cond.).
Moscow Philharmonic. U.S.: Melodiya/Angel S-4006
USSR: Melodiya D 021039/40, S 02583/4

MASSENET: Werther (selections)
VERDI: La Traviata (selections)
Vishnevskaya, S. Lemeshev, G. Khaikin (cond.).
USSR Radio Orchestra.
France: Le Chant du Monde
USSR: Melodiya D 012155/6, S 0613/4

MUSSORGSKY: Boris Godunov
Vishnevskaya, N. Ghiaurov, L. Speiss, M. Talvela, H. von Karajan (cond.).
Vienna Opera Chorus and Vienna Philharmonic.
U.S.: 4-London OSA 1439. OS 26300 (highlights)
France: Decca SET 514/7

MUSSORGSKY: Songs and Dances of Death
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Arias
TCHAIKOVSKY: Arias
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (cond.). London Philharmonic. Selections: Songs and Dances of Death (orchestrated by D. Shostakovich), Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko and The Tsar’s
Bride, and Tchaikovsky’s “Lei’s Song” from incidental music to Ostrovsky’s Snow Maiden.
U.S.: Angel S-37403
France: La Voix de son MaTtre С 069-02942

MUSSORGSKY: Songs and Dances of Death
TCHAIKOVSKY: Three Songs. Op. 6. Nos. 1, 2, 6
PROKOFIEV: Five Poems by Anna Akhmatova
G. Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano).
U.S.: Philips World Series 9138
Philips 500021 (Mono). 9000212 (Stereo)
France: Philips A 02250 L
USSR: Melodiya D 013739/40 D 9895/6 (Mussorgsky only)

PROKOFIEV: Russian Folk Songs, Op. 104
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Songs
G. Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano).
La Voix de son MaTtre С 069-03504
PROKOFIEV: War and Peace
Vishnevskaya, V. Klepatskaya, I. Arkhipova, E. Kibkalo. P. Lisitsian, A. Melik-Pashaev (cond.). Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: 4-Columbia/Melodiya M4-33111
Melodiya/Angel S-40053 (highlights)
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX-A-8306/9
USSR: Melodiya D 0893-400, S 0259-66, SM 0259-66, D 9109/10 (selections), D 08759/60 (selections, plus final scene from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and two arias from Verdi’s
Aida), 5 0177/8 (selections, plus final scene from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin), SM 02961/2 (selections), D 030751/2 (selections)

PROKOFIEV: Russian Folk Songs, Op. 104
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Songs
G. Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano).
La Voix de son MaTtre С 069-03504
PROKOFIEV: War and Peace
Vishnevskaya, V. Klepatskaya, I. Arkhipova, E. Kibkalo. P. Lisitsian, A. Melik-Pashaev (cond.). Bolshoi Theatre Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: 4-Columbia/Melodiya M4-33111
Melodiya/Angel S-40053 (highlights)
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX-A-8306/9
USSR: Melodiya D 0893-400, S 0259-66, SM 0259-66, D 9109/10 (selections), D 08759/60 (selections, plus final scene from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and two arias from Verdi’s
Aida), 5 0177/8 (selections, plus final scene from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin), SM 02961/2 (selections), D 030751/2 (selections)

PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Butterfly’s death scene)
Vishnevskaya, A. Melik-Pashaev (cond.).
Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra (Stars of the Bolshoi Theater).
U.S.: Angel/ Melodiya SR 40050

PUCCINI: Tosca
Vishnevskaya, F. Bonisolli. M. Manuguerra, M. Rostropovich (cond.).
National Chorus and Orchestra of Radio-France.
U.S.: 2-Deutsche Grammophon 2707087
France: DGG 2740-161
RACHMANINOV: Songs
GLINKA: Songs
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano)/Selections: Rachmaninov: “Night is mournful,” “Oh, never sing to me again,” “Music,” “Springwaters,” “Vocalise”; Glinka: “Doubt.” “I remember the wonderful moment,” “How sweet it is to be with you.” “To her,” “No sooner did I know you,” “Night in Venice.” “The lark,” “Barcarolle.”
U.S.: Deutsche Grammophon 2530725
France: DGG 2530725

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Snow Maiden
Vishnevskaya. V. Firsova. V. Borisenko, L. Avdeeva, E. Svetlanov (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
USSR: Melodiya D 03774-83. D 015091-8, D 7249/50 (selections). D 0007867/8 (selections)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Tsar’s Bride
Vishnevskaya. I. Arkhipova, E. Nesterenko. V. Atlantov, F. Mansurov (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: 3-Melodiya/Angel S-4122
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78641/3
USSR: Melodiya SM 03899-904

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Tsar’s Bride (Marfa’s Act II aria)
Vishnevskaya. Bolshoi Theater Orchestra (Rimsky-Korsakov: Operatic Excerpts).
U.S.: Melodiya/Angel S-40052
Russian Opera Arias
Vishnevskaya, B. Khaikin and A. Melik-Pashayev (conds.).
Bolshoi Theater Orchestra.
Selections: Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride and Tchaikovsky’s The Oprichnik, The Maid of Orleans, Mazeppa, The Enchantress. Pique Dame, and Iolanta.
U.S.: Melodiya/Angel S-40220
USSR: Melodiya D 012493/4, S 0685/6, D 00011363/4 (Rimsky-Korsakov only), D 027345/6 (Mazeppa only), SM 02537/8 (The Enchantress only). D 00015409/10 (Pique Dame
only)

SCOTT (Cyril Meir): Song
DEBUSSY: Song
G. Vishnevskaya.
Selections: Scott’s “Lullaby” and Debussy’s “Beau soir”
USSR: Melodiya D 00010447/8

SHEBALIN: Taming of the Shrew
Vishnevskaya. G. Deomidova, A. Eisen, N. Timchenko. G. Pankov, E. Kibkalo. Chalabala (cond.). Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
USSR: Melodiya D 04510-5 D 7605/6 (selections)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Vishnevskaya, B. Finnila, N. Gedda. D. Petkov, A. Haugland. M. Rostropovich (cond.).
Ambrosian Opera Chorus and London Philharmonic.
U.S.: 3-Angel SX-3866
UK: EMI SLS 5157
France: La Voix de son MaTtre 2C 167-03374/6

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 14, Op. 135, for Soprano, Bass, and Chamber Orchestra
G. Vishnevskaya, M. Reshetin, M. Rostropovich (cond.).
Moscow Philharmonic.
U.S.: Columbia/Melodiya M-34507
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78554
USSR: Melodiya SM 04009/10

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin
Vishnevskaya. L. Avdeeva, E. Belov. S. Lemeshev, I. Petrov. B. Khaikin (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: 3-Westminster WAL 1303, Monitor S-2072 (highlights). S-4072 (highlights)
USSR: Melodiya D 02920-7 D 011287-92 D 06463/4 (selections)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin
Vishnevskaya, T. Sinyavskaya. V. Atlantov, Y. Mazurok, M. Rostropovich (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: Melodiya/Angel S-4115
France: Le Chant du Monde 78485/7
USSR: Melodiya SM 02039-44 SM 02963/4 (selections)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pique dame (The Queen of Spades)
Vishnevskaya, R. Resnik, P. Gougalof, B. Weikl, M. Rostropovich (cond.).

Tchaikovsky Chorus and National Orchestra of Radio-France.
U.S.: 4-Deutsche Grammophon 711019
France: DGG 2740-176

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pique dame (The Queen of Spades) (Liza’s aria)
Vishnevskaya, A. melik-Pashayev (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Orchestra (Great Voices of the Bolshoi).
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78467

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano). Selections: “Was I not a little blade of grass,” “Believe me not. my friend,” “The fearful minute.” “Sleep, my wistful friend,”” In this moonlit night,’ “Cradle song.” “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “At the ball,’ “If I’d only known.” “It was in the early spring,” “Again, as before, alone.”
U.S.: Angel S-37166

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
BRITTEN: The Poet’s Echo
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano).
Selections: Tchaikovsky: “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “Mid the noisy stir of the ball,” “Over the golden cornfields,” “0 child, beneath thy window” (Serenade). “Night.” “Why?” (Op. 28, No.
3); Britten: “Echo,” “My heart,” “Angel,” “The nightingale and the rose.” “Epigram,” lines written during a sleepless night.”
U.S.: London 26141
USSR: Melodiy

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
GLINKA: Songs
G. Vishnevskaya.
Selections: Tchaikovsky: “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “Cradle song.” “Reconciliation.” “It was in the early spring”; Glinka: “Do not tempt me,” “The pigeons have gone to rest,'” Song of Marguerite.”
USSR: Melodiya D 4498/9 D 0121115/6 (Glinka only). D 08555/9 (“Why?’ “It was in the early spring” only). D 0009681/2 (“Why?” “Cradle song.” “It was in the early spring” only)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
MUSSORGSKY: Sunless and Other Songs
SHOSTAKOVICH: Seven Poems of Alexander Blok and Satires
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano and cello), U. Hoelscher (violin), Vasso Devetzi (piano). France: La Voix de son MaTtre 2C 167-02726/8
VERDI: Aida (selections)
Vishnevskaya. I. Arkhipova, Z. Andzhaparidze, I. Petrov. Dmitriady (cond.). Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
USSR: Melodiya D 019247/8

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin
Vishnevskaya, T. Sinyavskaya. V. Atlantov, Y. Mazurok, M. Rostropovich (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
U.S.: Melodiya/Angel S-4115
France: Le Chant du Monde 78485/7
USSR: Melodiya SM 02039-44 SM 02963/4 (selections)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pique dame (The Queen of Spades)
Vishnevskaya, R. Resnik, P. Gougalof, B. Weikl, M. Rostropovich (cond.).
Tchaikovsky Chorus and National Orchestra of Radio-France.
U.S.: 4-Deutsche Grammophon 711019
France: DGG 2740-176

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pique dame (The Queen of Spades) (Liza’s aria)
Vishnevskaya, A. melik-Pashayev (cond.).
Bolshoi Theater Orchestra (Great Voices of the Bolshoi).
France: Le Chant du Monde LDX 78467

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano). Selections: “Was I not a little blade of grass,” “Believe me not. my friend,” “The fearful minute.” “Sleep, my wistful friend,”” In this moonlit night,’ “Cradle song.” “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “At the ball,’ “If I’d only known.” “It was in the early spring,” “Again, as before, alone.”
U.S.: Angel S-37166

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
BRITTEN: The Poet’s Echo
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano).
Selections: Tchaikovsky: “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “Mid the noisy stir of the ball,” “Over the golden cornfields,” “0 child, beneath thy window” (Serenade). “Night.” “Why?” (Op. 28, No. 3); Britten: “Echo,” “My heart,” “Angel,” “The nightingale and the rose.” “Epigram,” lines written during a sleepless night.”
U.S.: London 26141
USSR: Melodiya

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
GLINKA: Songs
G. Vishnevskaya.
Selections: Tchaikovsky: “Why?” (Op. 6, No. 5), “Cradle song.” “Reconciliation.” “It was in the early spring”; Glinka: “Do not tempt me,” “The pigeons have gone to rest,'” Song of Marguerite.”
USSR: Melodiya D 4498/9 D 0121115/6 (Glinka only). D 08555/9 (“Why?’ “It was in the early spring” only). D 0009681/2 (“Why?” “Cradlesong.” “It was in the early spring” only)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs
MUSSORGSKY: Sunless and Other Songs
SHOSTAKOVICH: Seven Poems of Alexander Blok and Satires
Vishnevskaya, M. Rostropovich (piano and cello), U. Hoelscher (violin), Vasso Devetzi (piano). France: La Voix de son MaTtre 2C 167-02726/8
VERDI: Aida (selections)
Vishnevskaya. I. Arkhipova, Z. Andzhaparidze, I. Petrov. Dmitriady (cond.). Bolshoi Theater Chorus and Orchestra.
USSR: Melodiya D 019247/8