Seven albums of romances, arias and songs that comprise the present collection constitute the core of the repertoire of the great Russian singer, Eugene Nesterenko. His powerful, magnificient, soul penetrating bass is widely known not only in Russia but in the whole world.Almost all arias by Russian composers as well as most difficult opera parts by Mozart. Verdi, Puccini, Gounod, Berlioz, Dvorak, Debussy, Bartok are mastered by this genius of a singer and became a foundation of his glory.
His concert repertoire comprises nearly 500 hundred romances and songs; he is the first performer of a considerable number of works by D. Shostakovich and G. Sviridov.
Some of the popular romances songs in the present collection are transposed to convenient keys for bass, this, together with the rarely performed works included into the collection undoubtedly would arouse the interest towards it among musicians.
Being not mere couple of albums but highly organized compilation, this collection helps the performer to compile a logically accomplished concert program.
W. A. Mozart. FIRST ARIA OF SARASTRO. From the opera “The Magic Flute”
W. A. Mozart. SECOND ARIA OF SARASTRO. From the opera “The Magic Flute”
W. A. Mozart. ARIA OF DON BARTOLO. From the opera “The Marriage of Figaro”
G. Donizetti. ARIA OF DON PASQUALE. From the opera “Don Pasquale”
G. Donizetti. CAVATINA OF DULCAMARA. From the opera “The Love Potion”
G. Verdi. THE PRAY OF ZACCARIA. From the opera “Nabucco”
G. Verdi. ARIA OF ATTILA. From the opera “Attila”
G. Verdi. ARIA OF PROCIDA. From the opera “The Sicilian Vespers”
G. Verdi. RECITATIVE AND ROMANCE OF FIESCO. From the opera “Simon Boccanegra”
G. Verdi. ARIA OF KING PHILIP. From the opera “Don Carlos”