There are 2 recordings of The Tale of a Priest and his Servant Balda by Dmitry Shostakovich on file

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1 1982(STU) - Kozhin Valentin - Leningrad Malyi Opera and Ballet Theatre*

2 2005(STU) - Sanderling Thomas - Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra*

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The Tale of a Priest and his Servant Balda by Dmitry Shostakovich performed in Russian

Conductor Valentin Kozhin - 1982(STU)

Orchestra - Leningrad Malyi Opera and Ballet Theatre

Chorus - Leningrad Malyi Opera and Ballet Theatre

Balda - Vladimir Pankratov

Priest - Sergei Safenin

Priest's daughter - Yelena Ustinova

Bellringer - Anatoli Manukhov

Old Devil - Mikhail Kalinovsky

Devil's wife - Nina Romanova

Little Devil - German Lyudko

Narrator - Vladimir Matusov

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Black Disc; - Melodiya C10 19323 008 {1LP} (1984)¬

Compact Disc - Music Boheme DDD CDBMR 012192 (The Story about a Silly Baby Mouse) {1CD}

¬(year of issue or re-issue)

This recording is reviewed in the following publication:-

Fanfare - Vol.27 No.1 September/October 2003 pp.219-221 [BB]

Comments:- This work uses the music composed by Shostakovich for an uncompleted film (1933-1935). In 1980 Sofya Khentova was commissioned to write the libretto and restore the music for a two-act comic opera. More information can be found in źDmitri Shostakovich - A Catalogue, Bibliography, and Discography╗ by Derek C. Hulme pp.96-99.

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The Tale of a Priest and his Servant Balda by Dmitry Shostakovich performed in Russian

Conductor Thomas Sanderling - 2005(STU)

Orchestra - Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra

Balda - Dmitri Beloselsky

Besyonok - Fyodor Bakanov

Priest 1 - Dmitri Stepanovich

Priest 2 - Sergei Balashov

Popovna - Evgeniya Sorokina

Priest's Wife - Herman Yukavsky

Devil 1 - Dmitri Ulyanov

Devil 2 - Irina Narskaya

Narrator - Andrei Suchkov

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Compact Disc; - DG 000650702 (+Suite for Orchestra - Lady Macbeth of Mtensk) {1CD} (2006)¬; DG 475 7441 (+Suite for Orchestra - Lady Macbeth of Mtensk) {1CD} (2006)¬

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This recording is reviewed in the following publication:-

Opera News - February 2007 p.63 [DS]

Comments:- Recording of the version completed by Vadmin Bibergan.

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Abbreviations

(STU), "Studio" Recording

(SE), "Studio" Recording of Excerpts

(STC), Composite "Studio" Recording made up from more than one source

(SCE), Composite "Studio" Recording of Excerpts from more than one source

(LI), "Live" Recording

(LE), "Live" Recording of Excerpts

(LC), "Live" Composite Recording from more than one performance

(LCE), Excerpts from more than one "Live" Performance

(RA), A Radio Performance

(RE), Excerpts from a Radio Performance

(RC), Composite Radio Performance from more than one broadcast

(RCE), Excerpts from more than one broadcast performance

(FI), Film or/and sound track of a film

(FE), Excerpts of an opera from a film or/and the sound track of a film

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MARINELLI, Opere in Disco by Carlo Marinelli - Discanto Edizione - 1982

MET, The Metropolitan Opera Guide to Recorded Opera - edited by Paul Gruber - Thames and Hudson - 1993

MET(VID), The Metropolitan Guide to Opera on Video - edited by Paul Gruber - W.W. Norton & Co. Ltd. - 1997

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Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

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