PAULINE VIARDOT (1821-1910): 15 Russian Songs, 12 mazourkes de Frédéric Chopin (2 series).
Catalogue Number: 01R043
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0303
Description: You may already know Viardot’s setting of texts to Chopin Mazurkas but the other half of this 69-minute album is given over to World Premiere Recordings of some major Russian poets (she spoke the language fluetnly) selected from groups of them written between 1864 and 1882. Russian, French-English texts. Ina Kancheva (soprano), Kamelia Kader (mezzo), Ludmil Angelov (piano).