There is only one recording of Story of a Real Man by Sergei Prokofieff on file (performed in Russian)

Conductor Mark Ermler - 1961(STU)

Orchestra - Bolshoi Theatre

Chorus - Bolshoi Theatre

Alexei - Yevgeny Kibkalo

Olga - Glafira Deomidova

Grandfather Mikhailo - Georgi Shulpin

Vasilissa - Vera Smirnova

Varya - Margarita Miglau

Petrovna - Antonia Ivanova

Seryenka - Aleksandr Susanov

Fedya - Vladimir Kurguzov

Andrei - Georgi Pankov

First Surgeon - Leonid Maslov

Second Surgeon - Nikolai Zakharov

Alexei's Mother - Valentina Petrova

Klavdia - Kira Leonova

Commissar - Artur Eisen (Eizen)

Kukushkin - Alexei Maslennikov

Gvozdev - Vitali Vlassov

Vasili Vasilevich - Mark Reshetin

Senior Physician - Vladimir Petrov

Zinochka - Maria Zvenzdina

Colonel - Valery Yaroslavtsev

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Black Disc - Melodiya C-0313-18 {3LPS}; Melodiya D-08351-6 {3LPS}; Ultraphone ULP147-149; Westminster Gold WGSO 8317-2 {2LPS}; ABC Melodiya WGSO 8317-2 {2LPS}

Compact Disc; - Chandos CHAN 10002 {2CDS} (2002)

(year of issue or re-issue)

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Recordings of Story of a Real Man by Sergei Prokofieff are surveyed in the following publications:-

CELLETTI p.581; American Record Guide May/June 2003 Vol.66 No.3 pp.54-63

This recording is reviewed in the following publications:-

(The) Gramophone - January 2003 p.76, p.78 [DF2]

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Opera News - February 2003 pp.82-83 [DS]

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Fanfare - Vol.26 No.5 May/June 2003 pp.136-137 [PJR]; Vol.26 No.6 July/August 2003 pp.186-188 [CW]

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Opéra International - No.274 décembre 2002 pp.73-74 [VH]

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Diapason - No.499 janvier 2003 pp.99-100 [PEB]

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BBC Music Magazine - January 2003 p.65 [DN]

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International Record Review - March 2003 pp.53-54 [GS]

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American Record Guide - January/February 2003 Vol.66 No.1 p.168 [DRV]

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Répertoire - No.164 janvier 2003 pp.77-78 [GB]

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Le Monde de la Musique - No.272 janvier 2003 p.88 [PG]

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Comments:- Recording of the revised (1960) version by Mira Mendelson

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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

CELLETTI, Il Teatro d'Opera in Disco by Rodolfo Celletti - Rizzoli - 1988

EJS Discography, EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings - The Golden Age of Opera, 1956-71 by William Shaman, William J. Collins, and Calvin M. Goodwin - GreenwoodPress - 1994

GIUDICI, L'Opera in CD e Video by Elvio Giudici - il Saggiatore Milano - 1995. Second Edition - 1999 - is indicated by (2)

HARRIS, Opera Recordings - A Critical Guide by Kenn Harris - David and Charles - 1973

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

More EJS, More EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings by William Shaman - William J. Collins - Calvin M. Goodwin - Greenwood Press 1999

NEWTON (Verdi), Verdi - Tutti i libretti d'opera edited by Piero Mioli

PENGUIN, The Penguin Guide to Opera on Compact Discs by Edwin Greenfield - Robert Layton - Ivan March - Penguin Books 1993

Discos Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

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