Seven Romances, Op. 47: Recordings

This list of recordings of Tchaikovsky's Seven Romances, Op. 47 (TH 103) does not claim to be exhaustive, but the following information is given, where known:

  • Names of solo performers, with their instruments or stage roles given in parentheses.
  • The name of the conductor of the orchestra or chorus.
  • The names of the orchestras, choruses or chamber ensembles performing on the recording. These have been standardised according to our List of Orchestras.
  • The date and place of the recording. "Live" indicates a public performance.
  • The format of the recording, whether this is a compact disc (CD), super audio compact disc (SACD), laser disc (LD), digital video disc (DVD), blu-ray disc (BR), digital download (DL) or vinyl record. The number 33, 45 or 78 indicates the playback speed of a vinyl record, followed by its size in inches, e.g. "33 (12")" would indicate a standard long-playing record. Performances on cassette or VHS tapes are not included in this discography.
  • The name of the record label (in italics), followed by the catalogue number of the disk.
  • The year that the recording was released (which may be years or decades after the original recording was made).
  • If only part of a work is available in a recording, the relevant sections or movements are indicated.

The symbol [*] indicates that a name is known or suspected to be a pseudonym for recording purposes. The true artists' names are given where these have been established.

No endorsement or criticism by the editors of this website should be inferred from the inclusion or omission of any recording from this listing. However, additions and corrections are welcome, and maybe sent to us at discography@tchaikovsky-research.net

Excerpts

Not including extracts from the complete recordings listed above.

If Only I Had Known (No. 1)

Belmas, Kseniya (soprano) / Kitschin, Aleksandr (piano)
Recorded 1929.

  • CD — Hamburger Archiv für Gesangskunst 10383 [2007]
  • CD — Memoir Classics CDMOIR 422 [1994]
  • CD — Preiser 89153

Brinton, Patricia (soprano) / Chapman-Radamsky, Mary (piano)
Recording date unknown (1966 or earlier). Sung in French.

  • 33 (12") — SFP 30001 [1966]

Dolukhanova, Zara (mezzo-soprano) / Khvostin, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1978 live.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 10519/20 [1978]

Gritskova, Margarita (mezzo-soprano) / Prinz, Maria (piano)
Recorded 2018.02.12-15 in Munich, Bavarian Radio, Studio 2.

  • CD — Naxos 8 573908 [2019]

Gulyayev, Yury (baritone) / Trokhman, Rozaliya (piano)
Recording date unknown (1978 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 10839/40 [1978]

Kasrashvili, Makvala (soprano) / Mogilevskaya, Liya (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02153
  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00264

Katulskaya, Yelena (soprano) / Sakharov, Matvey (piano)
Recorded 1940 in Moscow.

  • 78 (10") — USSR 10302/3 [1940]

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1997.08.18-09.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 554357 [1999]

Kelessidi, Yelena (soprano) / Martineau, Matthew (piano)
Recorded 2007.07.20-10.06 in Pulborough, Champs Hill.

  • CD — Onyx ONYX 4031 [2008]

Laurin, Jacqueline (soprano) / Martin, Laurent (piano)
Recorded 2014.05.30-06.01 in Mirabeau, Couvent des Minimes. Sung in French.

  • CD — Ligia LIDI 0201286 14 [2014]

Martynov, Aleksey (tenor) / Konstantinidi, Aristote (piano)
Recording date unknown (1992 or earlier).

  • CD — Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga MK 417054 [1992]

Mkrtchian, Lina (contralto) / Talisman, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1998.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Naïve V 4955 [2003]
  • CD — Naïve V 5283 [2012]
  • CD — Opus 111 OPS 30 219 [1998]

Obraztsova, Yelena (mezzo-soprano) / Chachava, Vazha (piano)
Recorded 1979.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 12265/6 [1979]
  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]

Petrova, Lyubova (soprano) / Feltsman, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 2016.06 in New York.

  • CD — Nimbus NI 6350 [2017]

Petrozhitskaya, Natalya (soprano) / Kadobnova, Antonina (piano)
Recorded 2014 in Moscow.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02278

Podles, Ewa (contralto) / Johnson, Graham (piano)
Recorded 1993.

  • CD — Forlane UCD 16683

Rautio, Nina (soprano) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51267 2 [1996]

Rodgers, Joan (soprano) / Vignoles, Roger (piano)
Recorded 1992.05.08-10.

  • CD — Helios CDH 55331 [2009]
  • CD — Hyperion CDA 66617 [1992]

Sato, Mieko (soprano) / Kawahara, Tadayuki (piano)
Recorded 2005.03.28-31 in Chichibu, Myuzu Park.

  • CD — Victor VICC 60462 [2005]

Slobodskaya, Oda (soprano) / Newton, Ivor (piano)
Recorded 1938.11-12 in London, West Hampstead, Decca Studios.

  • 78 (12") — Rimington van Wyck RVW 104/7 [1942]
  • CD — Decca 480 3524 [2011]
  • CD — Pearl GEMMCD 9021 [1993]

Söderström, Elisabeth (soprano) / Ashkenazy, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1982.06.14-16 in London, Kingsway Hall.

  • 33 (12") — Decca SXDL 7606 [1983]
  • CD — Decca 436 204 2 [1993]
  • CD — Decca 480 2067 [2011]
  • CD — Decca 483 2182 [2017]
  • CD — Decca POCL 3226/7 [1993]

Stotijn, Christianne (mezzo-soprano) / Drake, Julius (piano)
Recorded 2008.07.05-07 in Pulborough, Champs Hill.

  • CD — Onyx ONYX 4034

Tugarinova, Tatyana (soprano) / Korolkov, Nikolay (piano)
Recorded 1969.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Varady, Julia (soprano) / Reimann, Aribert (piano)
Recorded 1981.09.21-23.

  • CD — Orfeo C 053851 A [1989]

Vishnevskaya, Galina (soprano) / Rostropovich, Mstislav (piano)
Recorded 1975.

  • CD — EMI 5 65716 2 [1995]

Zylis-Gara, Teresa' (soprano) / Marchwinski, Jerzy (piano)
Recording date unknown (1983 or earlier). Sung in French.

  • 33 (12") — Rodolphe RP 12392 [1983]
  • CD — Rodolphe RPC 32392 [1987]

Softly the Spirit Flew up to Heaven (No. 2)

Gerzmava, Hibla (soprano) / Ganelina, Yekaterina (piano)
Recorded 2014.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02289 [2014]

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1997.08.18-09.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 554357 [1999]

Kudryavchenko, Yekaterina (soprano) / Sarantseva, Yekaterina (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — M-Classics MTMCD 95 042

Lisovsky, Konstantin (tenor) / Zvonareva, Svetlana (piano)
Recorded 1978.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Petrozhitskaya, Natalya (soprano) / Kadobnova, Antonina (piano)
Recorded 2014 in Moscow.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02278

Rautio, Nina (soprano) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51269 2 [1998]

Varady, Julia (soprano) / Reimann, Aribert (piano)
Recorded 1981.09.21-23.

  • CD — Orfeo C 053851 A [1989]

Dusk Fell on the Earth (No. 3)

Dilhorne, John (bass) / Gibbs, Margaret (piano)
Recording date unknown (1993 or earlier).

  • CD — Capriole CAP 1009 [1993]

Dolukhanova, Zara (mezzo-soprano) / Kozel, Berta (piano)
Recorded 1958.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00202

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1997.08.18-09.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011] (incorrectly listed as No. 6)
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 554357 [1999] (incorrectly listed as No. 6)

Krasteva, Nadia (mezzo-soprano) / Deliyska, Dora (piano)
Recorded 2015.05.30-06.04 in Vienna, Yamaha Concert Hall.

  • CD — Gramola GRAM 99043 [2015]

Leiferkus, Sergey (baritone) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51266 2 [1996]

Lisovsky, Konstantin (tenor) / Schreibman, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1969.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Martynov, Aleksey (tenor) / Konstantinidi, Aristote (piano)
Recording date unknown (1992 or earlier).

  • CD — Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga MK 417054 [1992]

Mushkudiiani, Tengiz (bass) / Kamoyeva, Mariya (piano)
Recorded 1990.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya М10 49033 009 [1990]

Ognivtsev, Aleksandr (bass) / Korolkov, Nikolay (piano)
Recording date unknown (1973 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya СМ 04309/10 [1973]

Pirogov, Alexander (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1947.

  • 78 (10") — USSR 15232 [1947]

Semenchuk, Yekaterina (mezzo-soprano) / Gergieva, Larissa (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Harmonia Mundi HMA 1951881

Sleep, Poor Friend (No. 4)

De Gaetani, Jan (mezzo-soprano) / Kalish, Gilbert (piano)
Recorded 1984.

  • CD — Arabesque Z 6674 [1996]

Dolukhanova, Zara (mezzo-soprano) / Kozel, Berta (piano)
Recorded 1958.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00202

Durseneva, Aleksandra (mezzo-soprano) / Slobodyan, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1994.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02318

Isakova, Nina (mezzo-soprano) / Bruk, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1969.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1999.08.01-07 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 555371 [2001]

Leiferkus, Sergey (baritone) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51266 2 [1996]

Milcheva, Aleksandrina (mezzo-soprano) / Protich, Svtela (piano)
Recorded 1982 in Sofia, Balkanton Studios.

  • 33 (12") — Harmonia Mundi HMB 153 [1984]

Nadejin, Nicolai (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown (1924 or earlier). Matrix X 1402.

  • 78 (12") — Edison Bell 604 [1924]

Sato, Mieko (soprano) / Kawahara, Tadayuki (piano)
Recorded 2007.04.02-07 in Chichibu, Myuzu Park.

  • CD — Victor 60688 [2005]

Vishnevskaya, Galina (soprano) / Rostropovich, Mstislav (piano)
Recorded 1975.

  • 33 (12") — HMV SLS 5055 [1976]
  • CD — EMI 5 65716 2 [1995]

I Bless You, Forests (No. 5)

Baikov, Sergey (bass) / Scheps, Ilya (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Art & Electronics AED 10320

Borg, Kim (bass) / Holeček, Alfred (piano)
Recording date unknown (1965 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Supraphon SUA 10499 [1965]

Chaiter, Yoram (bass) / Zelikson, Irena (piano)
Recorded 2007.11 in Herzilya, Classical Studio.

  • CD — Romeo Records 7262 [2008]

Darwin, Glenn (baritone) / Fiedler, Elsa (piano)
Recording date unknown (1938 or earlier).

  • 78 (12") — Victor 36224 [1938]

Daunoras, Vaclovas (bass) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1966 live.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya 018247/8 [1966]
  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 00 379

Descamps, Paul (bass-baritone) / Rivera, Xavier (piano)
Recorded 1989.06 in Brussels.

  • CD — ADDA 590041 [1992]

Devna, Vera (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown (1926 or earlier).

  • 78 (10") — Beltona 6042 [1926]

Dilhorne, John (bass) / Gibbs, Margaret (piano)
Recording date unknown (1993 or earlier).

  • CD — Capriole CAP 1009 [1993]

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich (baritone) / Reimann, Aribert (piano)
Recording date unknown (1983 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Philips 6514 116 [1983]

Foster, Ivor (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1908.

  • 78 (10") — Odeon 66386

Ghiaurov, Nicolai (bass) / Ghiaurov, Zlatina (piano)
Recorded 1971.03.01-04 in Vienna, Sofiensaal.

  • 33 (12") — Decca SXL 6530 [1972]
  • 33 (12") — London Records OS 26249 [1972]
  • CD — Decca 443 0242 [1994]
  • CD — Decca 480 5557

Ghiaurov, Nicolai (bass) / Dokovska, Pavlina (piano)
Recorded 1993.

  • CD — RCA 09026 62501 2 [1994]

Giuzelev, Nikola (bass) / Mousev, Theodor (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Balkanton BCA 40099

Gmyrya, Boris (bass) / Ostrin, Lev (piano)
Recorded 1958.

  • CD — Dante LYS 483

Henderson, Roy (baritone) / unidentified pianist (piano)
Recording date unknown (1925 or earlier).

  • 78 (10") — Vocalion X 9513 [1925]

Henderson, Roy (baritone) / Heward, Leslie (piano)
Recorded 1929.08.16 in London, Chelsea, Chenil Galleries.

  • 78 (10") — Decca M 69 [1929]
  • CD — Dutton Laboratories CDLX 7038 [1999]

Hvorostovsky, Dmitry (baritone) / Arkadiev, Mikhail (piano)
Recorded 1993.02.18-21 in London, The Hit Factory.

  • CD — Philips 442 5362 [1995]

Ivanov, Andrey (baritone) / Dyk, František (piano)
Recorded 1951.05.26.

  • 78 (10") — Supraphon 10376 M

Kastorsky, Vladimir (bass) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1909.11 in Saint Petersburg.

  • 78 (10") — HMV 4 22042

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 2005.12.04-12 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Naxos 8 570409 [2007]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]

Kozlovsky, Ivan (tenor) / Sakharov, Matvey (piano)
Recorded 1938 in Moscow.

  • 78 (12") — USSR 07518 [1938]

Krasteva, Nadia (mezzo-soprano) / Deliyska, Dora (piano)
Recorded 2015.05.30-06.04 in Vienna, Yamaha Concert Hall.

  • CD — Gramola GRAM 99043 [2015]

Kuprys, Vincentas (bass) / Diamandidi, Melita (piano)
Recording date unknown (1979 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 12123/4 [1979]

Kuusik, Tiit (baritone) / Roots, Valdur (piano)
Recording date unknown (1975 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 06215/6 [1975]

Ładysz, Bernard (bass) / Nadgryzowski, S. (piano)
Recorded 1954.

  • 33 (10") — Muza L 0131
  • 33 (12") — Muza EX 0112

Leiferkus, Sergey (baritone) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51266 2 [1996]

Magomayev, Muslim (baritone) / Abramovich, Boris (piano)
Recorded 1972.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]
  • 33 (12") — Melodiya СМ 03205/6 [1972]
  • CD — Melodiya СМ 03205/6 [2006]

Maks, M. A. (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1902.01 in Moscow.

  • 78 (10") — HMV GC 22867

Maxwell, Linn (mezzo-soprano) / McCoy, Robert (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Albany TROY 072

Mkrtchian, Lina (contralto) / Talisman, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1998.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Opus 111 OPS 30 219 [1998]

Mushkudiiani, Tengiz (bass) / Kamoyeva, Mariya (piano)
Recorded 1990.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya М10 49033 009 [1990]

Nadejin, Nicolai (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown (1924 or earlier). Matrix X 1390.

  • 78 (12") — Edison Bell 604 [1924]

Natzka, Oscar (bass) / Greenslade, Hubert (piano)
Recorded 1939.01. Sung in English.

  • 78 (12") — Parlophone E 11397 [1939]
  • CD — Manu MANU 1365
  • CD — Ode CDODE 1365 [1992]

Nesterenko, Yevgeny (bass) / Shenderovich, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00298 [1992]
  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 11372 [1994]

Noble, Dennis (baritone) / Moore, Gerald (piano)
Recorded 1947.07.15. Sung in English.

  • 78 (12") — HMV C 3637 [1947]

Orda, Alfred (baritone) / Lee, Josephine (piano)
Recorded 1959 [1]

  • CD — Symposium SYMCD 1067 [1989]

Pedrotti, Mark (baritone) / Ralls, Stephen (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Musica Viva MVCD 1051

Petrov, Ivan (tenor) / Stuchevsky, Semyon (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Prudnikovas, Vladimiras (bass) / Rubackytė, Mūza (piano)
Recording date unknown (2008 or earlier). Sung in Lithuanian.

  • CD — Lietuvos Muzikų Sąjunga LMSMBCD 081 [2008]

Reizen, Mark (bass) / Coates, Albert (piano)
Abridged. Recorded 1929.12.04 in London.

  • 33 (12") — EMI EX 769741 1 [1989]
  • CD — EMI 7 69741 2 [1991]

Reizen, Mark (bass) / Makarov, Abram (piano)
Recorded 1933 in Moscow.

  • 78 (12") — USSR 02584

Sato, Mieko (soprano) / Kawahara, Tadayuki (piano)
Recorded 2007.04.02-07 in Chichibu, Myuzu Park.

  • CD — Victor 60688 [2005]

Savenko, Vasily (bass-baritone) / Blok, Aleksandr (piano)
Recorded 1990.

  • CD — Hyperion CDA 67105

Schlusnus, Heinrich (baritone) / Peschko, Sebastian (piano)
Sung in German. Recorded 1938.04.23 in Berlin, Lützowstraße 111, Room VIII.

  • 78 (10") — Polydor L 62798 [1939]
  • CD — Preiser 89206

Scott, Henri (bass)
Recorded 1917.05.05.

  • 78 (10") — Edison 82258

Tsesevich, Platon (bass) / Matsyushevich, Semyon (piano)
Recorded 1948 live.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya М10 49119 005 [1990]

Vedernikov, Aleksandr (bass) / Shtarkman, Naum (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • 33 (7") — Melodiya Г72 13389/94 [1991]

Youreneff, George (baritone) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1931.03.03.

  • 78 (10") — HMV EK 136

Does the Day Reign? (No. 6)

Atlantov, Vladimir (tenor) / Khalilova, Farida (piano)
Recorded 1972 in Moscow.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya СМ 03203/4 [1972]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 01860 [2011]

Bogza, Anda-Louise (soprano) / Aleshkevich, Galina (piano)
Recorded 2012.

  • CD — ArcoDiva UP 0159 2 [2013]

Chaiter, Yoram (bass) / Zelikson, Irena (piano)
Recorded 2007.11 in Herzilya, Classical Studio.

  • CD — Romeo Records 7262 [2008]

Davrath, Netanya (soprano) / Werba, Erik (piano)
Recorded 1965.

  • CD — Vanguard Classics 08 90817 2

Dilhorne, John (bass) / Gibbs, Margaret (piano)
Recording date unknown (1993 or earlier).

  • CD — Capriole CAP 1009 [1993]

Dolukhanova, Zara (mezzo-soprano) / Kozel, Berta (piano)
Recorded 1958.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00202
  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 11342 [1994]

Gaidai, Zoya (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1945.

  • 78 (10") — USSR 12410

Garajova, Eva (mezzo-soprano) / Lapsansky, Marian (piano)
Recording date unknown (2014 or earlier).

  • CD — ArcoDiva UP 0151 2 [2014]

Hvorostovsky, Dmitry (baritone) / Arkadiev, Mikhail (piano)
Recorded 1993.02.18-21 in London, The Hit Factory.

  • CD — Philips 442 5362 [1995]

Kasrashvili, Makvala (soprano) / Mogilevskaya, Liya (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02153
  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00264

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1997.08.18-09.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 554357 [1999]

Krasteva, Nadia (mezzo-soprano) / Deliyska, Dora (piano)
Recorded 2015.05.30-06.04 in Vienna, Yamaha Concert Hall.

  • CD — Gramola GRAM 99043 [2015]

Kudryavchenko, Yekaterina (soprano) / Sarantseva, Yekaterina (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — M-Classics MTMCD 95 042

Kuprys, Vincentas (bass) / Diamandidi, Melita (piano)
Recording date unknown (1979 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 12123/4 [1979]

Kuznetsova, Dina (soprano) / Darling, Alan (piano)
Recorded 2000.

  • CD — Marilyn Horne Foundation DCD 5028 8

Laurin, Jacqueline (soprano) / Martin, Laurent (piano)
Recorded 2014.05.30-06.01 in Mirabeau, Couvent des Minimes. Sung in French.

  • CD — Ligia LIDI 0201286 14 [2014]

Lemeshev, Sergey (tenor) / Valter, Naum (piano)
Recording date unknown (1950 or earlier).

  • 78 (10") — USSR 18861 [1950]

Leontyeva, Olga (soprano) / Schreibman, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1938 in Moscow.

  • 78 (10") — USSR 7590 [1938]

Lichtegg, Max (tenor) / Häusllein, Hans Willi (piano)
Recorded 1953.06 in Geneva, Victoria Hall. Sung in German.

  • 33 (10") — Decca LM 4556 [1953]
  • 33 (10") — London Records LS 799 [1954]

Lipovšek, Marjana (contralto) / Leonskaja, Elisabeth (piano)
Recorded 1987 live.

  • CD — Orfeo C 776 082 B

Magomayev, Muslim (baritone) / Abramovich, Boris (piano)
Recorded 1972.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya СМ 03205/6 [1972]
  • CD — Melodiya СМ 03205/6 [2006]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 01776 [2010]

Maslennikova, Leokadia (soprano) / Fidlerová, Tamara (piano)
Recorded 1949.06.03 in Prague, Rokoska Studio. Sung in Czech.

  • 33 (12") — Supraphon 45081

Maslennikova, Itina (soprano) Makarov, A. (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • 33 (12") — Eterna 120150

Mazurok, Yury (baritone) / Abramovich, Boris (piano)
Recorded 1972.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02361

Milcheva, Aleksandrina (mezzo-soprano) / Protich, Svtela (piano)
Recorded 1982 in Sofia, Balkanton Studios.

  • 33 (12") — Harmonia Mundi HMB 153 [1984]

Mishura, Irina (mezzo-soprano) / Ryvkin, Valery (piano)
Recorded 2003.

  • CD — VAI VAIA 2003

Mkrtchian, Lina (contralto) / Talisman, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1998.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Opus 111 OPS 30 219 [1998]

Nesterenko, Yevgeny (bass) / Shenderovich, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00298 [1993]
  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 11372 [1994]

Netrebko, Anna (soprano) / Barenboim, Daniel (piano)
Recorded 2009.08 live in Salzburg, Großes Festspielhaus.

  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 46050 2670439 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 477 8589 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 477 8867 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon UCCG 1495 [2010]

Okuneva, Oksana (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown (1910 or earlier).

  • 78 (10") — Favorite Records 1 76090

Petrova, Lyubova (soprano) / Feltsman, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 2016.06 in New York.

  • CD — Nimbus NI 6350 [2017]

Podles, Ewa (contralto) / Johnson, Graham (piano)
Recorded 1993.

  • CD — Forlane UCD 16683

Rautio, Nina (soprano) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51267 2 [1996]

Resnik, Regina (mezzo-soprano) / Woitach, Richard (piano)
Recorded 1968.

  • CD — Sony Classical SMK 60784

Rodgers, Joan (soprano) / Vignoles, Roger (piano)
Recorded 1992.05.08-10.

  • CD — Helios CDH 55331 [2009]
  • CD — Hyperion CDA 66617 [1992]

Sato, Mieko (soprano) / Kawahara, Tadayuki (piano)
Recorded 2007.04.02-07 in Chichibu, Myuzu Park.

  • CD — Victor 60688 [2005]

Shtoda, Daniil (tenor) / Gergieva, Larissa (piano)
Recorded 2000.

  • CD — EMI 5 74232 2
  • CD — Warner Classics 50999 4 56339 5 9 [2010]
  • CD — EMI 6 32015 2 [2010]

Söderström, Elisabeth (soprano) / Ashkenazy, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1979.06.18-19 in London, St. John the Martyr Holborn.

  • 33 (12") — Decca SXL 6972 [1982]
  • CD — Decca 480 206 7 [2011]
  • CD — Decca 436 2042 [1993]
  • CD — Decca 483 2182 [2017]

Solovyanenko, Anatoly (tenor) / Bobrovich, Rita (piano)
Recorded 1990.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00201

Storozhev, Nikita (bass) / Postnikova, Viktoria (piano)
Recorded 1990.03.24 live in Moscow, Conservatory, Great Hall.

  • 33 (12") — Metadigital 091290

Stotijn, Christianne (mezzo-soprano) / Drake, Julius (piano)
Recorded 2008.07.05-07 in Pulborough, Champs Hill.

  • CD — Onyx ONYX 4034

Tomars, Iosef (tenor) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 1907 in Saint Petersburg.

  • 78 (10") — Columbia 36018

Vishnevskaya, Galina (soprano) / Rostropovich, Mstislav (piano)
Recording date unknown (1991 or earlier).

  • CD — Erato 2292 45643 2 [1991]

Voigt, Deborah (soprano) / Chicagov, Igor (piano)
Recorded 1990 live.

  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00116

Winska, Aga (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recorded 2001.

  • CD — Agawinska AGAW 2002

Zhubaturova, Rakhima (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 14965/6 [1980]

Zylis-Gara, Teresa' (soprano) / Marchwinski, Jerzy (piano)
Recording date unknown (1983 or earlier). Sung in French.

  • 33 (12") — Rodolphe RP 12392 [1983]
  • CD — Rodolphe RPC 32392 [1987]

Was I Not a Little Blade of Grass in the Meadow? (No. 7)

Belmas, Kseniya (soprano) / Kitschin, Aleksandr (piano)
Recorded 1929.

  • 78 (12") — Polydor 66999
  • CD — Hamburger Archiv für Gesangskunst 10383 [2007]
  • CD — Memoir Classics CDMOIR 422 [1994]
  • CD — Preiser 89153

Bogza, Anda-Louise (soprano) / Aleshkevich, Galina (piano)
Recorded 2012.

  • CD — ArcoDiva UP 0159 2 [2013]

Davrath, Netanya (soprano) / Werba, Erik (piano)
Recorded 1965.

  • 33 (12") — Philips VSL 11079 [1969]
  • CD — Vanguard Classics 08 90817 2

De Gaetani, Jan (mezzo-soprano) / Kalish, Gilbert (piano)
Recorded 1984.

  • CD — Arabesque Z 6674 [1996]

Galante, Inessa (soprano) / Vignoles, Roger (piano)
Recorded 1999.10.21 in London, Wigmore Hall.

  • CD — Campion RRCD 1348 [2000]

Garajova, Eva (mezzo-soprano) / Lapsansky, Marian (piano)
Recording date unknown (2014 or earlier).

  • CD — ArcoDiva UP 0151 2 [2014]

Grekova, Adriana (mezzo-soprano) / Petrov, Todor (piano)
Recorded 2008 in Varna.

  • CD — Forgotten Records FR 1318 [2017]

Gritskova, Margarita (mezzo-soprano) / Prinz, Maria (piano)
Recorded 2018.02.12-15 in Munich, Bavarian Radio, Studio 2.

  • CD — Naxos 8 573908 [2019]

Guleghina, Mariya (soprano) / Ivanova, Lyudmila (piano)
Recorded 1986 in Moscow.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02349 [2015]

Kasrashvili, Makvala (soprano) / Mogilevskaya, Liya (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02153
  • CD — Melodiya SUCD 10 00264

Kazarnovskaya, Lyubov (soprano) / Orfenova, Lyubov (piano)
Recorded 1997.08.18-09.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Brilliant Classics 93980 [2011]
  • CD — Brilliant Classics 94650 [2014]
  • CD — Naxos 8 554357 [1999]

Kelessidi, Yelena (soprano) / Martineau, Matthew (piano)
Recorded 2007.07.20-10.06 in Pulborough, Champs Hill.

  • CD — Onyx ONYX 4031 [2008]

Koyama, Yumi (mezzo-soprano) / Sato, Masahiro (piano)
Recorded 2013.01.05-07 in Fujimi, Citizen Culture Hall.

  • CD — Fontec FOCD 9593 [2013]

Krasteva, Nadia (mezzo-soprano) / Deliyska, Dora (piano)
Recorded 2015.05.30-06.04 in Vienna, Yamaha Concert Hall.

  • CD — Gramola GRAM 99043 [2015]

Kudryavchenko, Yekaterina (soprano) / Sarantseva, Yekaterina (piano)
Recording date unknown.

  • CD — M-Classics MTMCD 95 042

Kurenko, Mariya (soprano) / Tarnowsky, Sergei (piano)
Recorded 1940.02.06 in Chicago, Victor Studio 'A'. Abridged.

  • 78 (12") — Victor 16417
  • 78 (12") — Victor M 678
  • CD — Pearl GEMMCD 9228
  • CD — Sanctus SCSH 004

Kuznetsova, Dina (soprano) / Darling, Alan (piano)
Recorded 2000.

  • CD — Marilyn Horne Foundation DCD 5028 8

Laurin, Jacqueline (soprano) / Martin, Laurent (piano)
Recorded 2014.05.30-06.01 in Mirabeau, Couvent des Minimes. Sung in French.

  • CD — Ligia LIDI 0201286 14 [2014]

Maxwell, Linn (mezzo-soprano) / McCoy, Robert (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Albany TROY 072

Mkrtchian, Lina (contralto) / Talisman, Yevgeny (piano)
Recorded 1998.05 in Moscow, Conservatory, Small Hall.

  • CD — Opus 111 OPS 30 219 [1998]

Namoradze, Medeya (soprano) / Dzamashvili, Yelena (piano)
Recorded 1979.

  • CD — Melodiya С 10 27439 008 [1988]

Netrebko, Anna (soprano) / Barenboim, Daniel (piano)
Recorded 2009.08 live in Salzburg, Großes Festspielhaus.

  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 46050 2670439 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 477 8589 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon 477 8867 [2010]
  • CD — Deutsche Grammophon UCCG 1495 [2010]

Obraztsova, Yelena (mezzo-soprano) / Chachava, Vazha (piano)
Recorded 1979.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 12265/6 [1979]
  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 13481/2 [1980]

Obukhova, Nadezhda (mezzo-soprano) / Sakharov, Matvey (piano)
Recorded 1940 in Moscow.

  • 78 (10") — USSR 10296/7 [1940]

Petina, Irra (mezzo-soprano) / Nendi, Walter (piano)
Recorded 1946.08.09.

  • 78 (12") — Columbia 72361 D
  • 78 (12") — Columbia MM 712

Petrozhitskaya, Natalya (soprano) / Kadobnova, Antonina (piano)
Recorded 2014 in Moscow.

  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 02278

Podles, Ewa (contralto) / Johnson, Graham (piano)
Recorded 1993.

  • CD — Forlane UCD 16683

Podles, Ewa (contralto) / Ohlsson, Garrick (piano)
Recorded 2008 live.

  • CD — Wigmore Hall Live WHLIVE 0027

Rautio, Nina (soprano) / Skigin, Semion (piano)
Recorded 1996.

  • CD — Conifer 75605 51267 2 [1996]

Resnik, Regina (mezzo-soprano) / Woitach, Richard (piano)
Recorded 1968.

  • CD — Sony Classical SMK 60784

Rodgers, Joan (soprano) / Vignoles, Roger (piano)
Recorded 1992.05.08-10.

  • CD — Helios CDH 55331 [2009]
  • CD — Hyperion CDA 66617 [1992]

Sato, Mieko (soprano) / Murakami, Takashi (piano)
Recorded 2005.03.28-31 in Chichibu, Myuzu Park.

  • CD — Victor VICC 60462 [2005]

Slobodskaya, Oda (soprano) / Newton, Ivor (piano)
Recorded 1938.11-12 in London, West Hampstead, Decca Studios.

  • 78 (12") — Rimington van Wyck RVW 104/7 [1942]
  • CD — Decca 480 3524
  • CD — Pearl GEMMCD 9021 [1993]

Söderström, Elisabeth (soprano) / Ashkenazy, Vladimir (piano)
Recorded 1982.06.14-16 in London, Kingsway Hall.

  • 33 (12") — Decca SXDL 7606 [1983]
  • CD — Decca 480 2067 [2011]
  • CD — Decca 483 2182 [2017]
  • CD — Decca POCL 3226/7 [1993]

Stotijn, Christianne (mezzo-soprano) / Drake, Julius (piano)
Recorded 2008.07.05-07 in Pulborough, Champs Hill.

  • CD — Onyx ONYX 4034

Vasilyeva, Yelena (soprano) / Schab, Jacques (piano)
Recorded 1989.

  • CD — Chant du Monde LDC 278 972 [1990]

Verrett, Shirley (mezzo-soprano) / Wadsworth, Charles (piano)
Recorded 1965 live in New York, Carnegie Hall.

  • 33 (12") — RCA LSB 4091 [1973]
  • 33 (12") — RCA RB 6750 [1968]
  • 33 (12") — RCA SB 6750 [1968]

Vishnevskaya, Galina (soprano) / Dedyukhin, Alexander (piano)
Recorded 1960.02.08 in New York, Webster Hall.

  • 33 (12") — RCA LM 2497 [1961]
  • 33 (12") — RCA LSC 2497 [1961]
  • 33 (12") — RCA RB 16271 [1962]
  • 33 (12") — RCA SB 2141 [1962]
  • CD — RCA 88985 39504 2 [2016]

Vishnevskaya, Galina (soprano) / Rostropovich, Mstislav (piano)
Recorded 1975.

  • 33 (12") — HMV SLS 5055 [1976]
  • CD — EMI 5 62654 2 [2003]
  • CD — EMI 5 65716 2 [1995]
  • CD — Warner Classics 50999 4 56339 5 9 [2010]
  • CD — EMI 6 32015 2 [2010]

Zabilyasta, Lidiya (soprano) / unidentified pianist
Recording date unknown (1982 or earlier).

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 18105/6 [1982]

Zimmerman, Margarita (mezzo-soprano) / Baldwin, Dalton (piano)
Recorded 1991.

  • CD — Sony Classical SK 57482 [1991]

Zylis-Gara, Teresa' (soprano) / Marchwinski, Jerzy (piano)
Recording date unknown (1983 or earlier). Sung in French.

  • 33 (12") — Rodolphe RP 12392 [1983]
  • CD — Rodolphe RPC 32392 [1987]

Arrangements

If Only I Had Known (No. 1)

For Violin and Orchestra

Nishizaki, Takako (violin) / Queensland Symphony Orchestra / Breiner, Peter (conductor)
Arranged by Peter Breiner. Recorded 1997.

  • CD — Marco Polo 8 225921 [1997]
  • CD — Naxos 8 555332 [2001]

For Voice and Orchestra

Aliyeva, Dinara (soprano) / New Russia State Symphony Orchestra / Yablonsky, Dmitry (conductor)
Arranged by Odyssey Dimitriadi. Recorded 2011.08.28-09.03 in Moscow, Kultura, Studio 5.

  • CD — Naxos 8 572893 [2013]

Belmas, Kseniya (soprano) / unidentified orchestra / Kitschin, Alexander (conductor)
Arranger and recording date unknown.

  • 78 (12") — Polydor 66999

Dmitrieff, Nina (soprano) / unidentified conductor / Rogers, Walter B. (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1916.01.18 in Camden (New Jersey).

  • 78 (12") — HMV 2 023002
  • 78 (12") — Victor 68464

Softly the Spirit Flew up to Heaven (No. 2)

For Voice, Cello and Piano

Prokofieva, Anastasia (soprano) / Liubarskaya, Alisa (cello) / Chaplina, Yulia (piano)
Arranged by Gamma Majoris. Recorded 2017.03.28-30 in Champs Hill (West Sussex), Music Room.

  • CD — Champs Hill' CHRCD 138 [2019]

I Bless You, Forests (No. 5)

For Voice, Violin and Orchestra

Chaliapin, Fyodor (bass) / Schmidt, Alexander (violin) / Victor Orchestra / Bourdon, Rosario (conductor)
Arranged for voice, violin and orchestra. Recorded 1924.01.03 in Camden (New Jersey). Matrix B 29248.

  • 78 (10") — HMV 5 2951
  • 78 (10") — Victor 1004
  • CD — Nimbus NI 7823/4
  • CD — Pearl GEMMCD 9921 [1991]

For Voice and Orchestra

Allin, Norman (bass) / unidentified orchestra / Collingwood, Lawrance (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1926.04.23. Sung in English.

  • 78 (12") — Columbia L 1807 [1926]

Chaliapin, Fyodor (bass) / unidentified orchestra / unidentified conductor
Recorded 1923.

  • CD — Melodiya MEL LP 0004 [2013]
  • CD — Melodiya MELCD 10 01384 [2012]

Dawson, Peter (bass-baritone) / unidentified orchestra / unidentified conductor
Arranger and recording date unknown (1931 or earlier).

  • 78 (12") — HMV C 2096 [1931]

Eddy, Nelson (tenor) / unidentified orchestra / Finston, Nathaniel (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1939.08.31 in Hollywood, CBS Studios. Sung in English.

  • 78 (10") — Columbia 17171 D
  • 78 (10") — Columbia LB 59 [1940]
  • CD — Memoir Classics CDMOIR 436
  • CD — Pearl GEMCD 0092

Pirogov, Aleksandr (bass) / USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Orlov, Aleksandr (conductor)
Arranger and recording date unknown.

  • 78 (12") — USSR 014364 [1946]

Tibbett, Lawrence (baritone) / Victor Orchestra / Shilkret, Nathaniel (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1932.12.08 in Camden (New Jersey), Studio No. 2. Sung in English.

  • 78 (12") — HMV DB 1945 [1933]
  • 78 (12") — Victor 7779
  • 33 (12") — RCA VIC 1340 [1968]
  • 33 (12") — RCA VICS 1340 [1968]
  • CD — Memoir Classics CDMOIR 422

Uppman, Theodor (baritone) / Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra / Voorhees, Donald (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1955.

  • CD — Video Artists International VAIA 1181

Does the Day Reign? (No. 6)

For Cello and Orchestra

Knyazev, Aleksandr (cello) / Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Orbelian, Constantine (conductor)
Arranged by Yevgeny Svetsuk. Recorded 2005.05.14-16 in Moscow, Conservatory, Great Hall.

  • CD — Warner Classics 2564 62061 2 [2005]

For Trumpet and Orchestra

Nakariakov, Sergey (trumpet) / Nakariakova, Vera (piano)
Arranged by Sergey Nakariakov. Recorded 1996.10 in Berlin, Teldec Studio.

  • CD — Teldec 4509 94554 2 [2012]
  • CD — Teldec WPCS 6010 [1997]

For Voice and Orchestra

Sinyavskaya, Tamara (mezzo-soprano) / USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Svetlanov, Yevgeny (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recording date unknown.

  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 00 532

For Voice and Strings

Obraztsova, Yelena (mezzo-soprano) / Bolshoi Theatre Violin Ensemble / Bolshoi Theatre Cello Quartet / Reyentovich, Yury (conductor)
Arranged for voice, cello quartet and violin ensemble by Grigory Zaborov. Recording date unknown (1965 or earlier).

  • 33 (10") — Melodiya С 1125/6 [1965]
  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 12315/6 [1979]

Solovyanenko, Anatoly (tenor) / Violin Ensemble of Siberia / Parkhomovsky, Mikhail (conductor)
Arranged for voice and violin ensemble. Recorded 1989.

  • 33 (12") — Melodiya С 10 31243 006 [1990]

For Voice and Piano Trio

Larin, Sergey (tenor) / Bekova Sisters
Bekova, Elvira (violin) / Bekova, Eleonora (piano) / Bekova, Alfia (cello)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1995.

  • CD — Chandos CHAN 9428 [1995]

Prokofieva, Anastasia (soprano) / Gamma Majoris
Berezina, Ksenia (violin) / Liubarskaya, Alisa (cello) / Chaplina, Yulia (piano).
Arranged by Gamma Majoris. Recorded 2017.03.28-30 in Champs Hill (West Sussex), Music Room.

  • CD — Champs Hill' CHRCD 138 [2019]

For Piano solo

Malan, Petronel (piano)
Arranged by Isaac Mikhnovsky. Recorded 2011.06.19-20 in Leipzig, FWL Studios.

  • CD — Hänssler CD 98 640 [2011]

Was I Not a Little Blade of Grass in the Meadow? (No. 7)

For Cello and Orchestra

Wallfisch, Raphael (cello) / English Chamber Orchestra / Simon, Geoffrey (conductor)
Arranged by Tchaikovsky [2]. Recorded 1983.02.23-24 in London, St. Barnabas Church, Finchley.

  • 33 (12") — Chandos ABRD 1080 [1983]
  • 33 (12") — Musical Heritage Society MHS 7213 [1985]
  • CD — Chandos CHAN 6552 [1992]
  • CD — Chandos CHAN 8347 [1984]

For Violin and Orchestra

Nishizaki, Takako (violin) / Queensland Symphony Orchestra / Breiner, Peter (conductor)
Arranged by Peter Breiner. Recorded 1997.

  • CD — Marco Polo 8 225921 [1997]
  • CD — Naxos 8 555332 [2001]

For Voice and Orchestra

Aliyeva, Dinara (soprano) / New Russia State Symphony Orchestra / Yablonsky, Dmitry (conductor)
Arranged by Odyssey Dimitriadi. Recorded 2011.08.28-09.03 in Moscow, Kultura, Studio 5.

  • CD — Naxos 8 572893 [2013]

Maslennikova, Itina (soprano) / Dresden Staatskapelle / Konwitschny, Franz (conductor)
Arranger unknown. Recorded 1954 in Dresden, Hygienemuseums.

  • 33 (12") — Eterna 520138

Sinyavskaya, Tamara (mezzo-soprano) / USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Svetlanov, Yevgeny (conductor)
Arranger and recording date unknown.

  • CD — Russian Disc RDCD 00 532

Notes and References

  1. Recorded at a BBC Third Programme performance broadcast in the United Kingdom on 14 October 1959.
  2. Based on Tchaikovsky's own orchestration of this song, with the vocal part transcribed for cello.