Melodies from Rimski-Korsakows´s Anthology ´100 Russian Folk Songs´
Epigraph (by Tolstoy to his Novel Anna Karenina)Tsarskaya kravcaya (based on the Russian Choral Opera Boyarina Morozova)
Radiospektakl´ ´´Zolotoe runo´´ po odnoimennoj p´ese Dzhona Bojntona Pristli, anglijskogo romanista, jesseista, dramaturga i teatral´nogo rezhissjora. Gornichnaja otelja ´´Zolotoe runo´´ Molli Kodn poluchaet v nasledstvo akcii krupnogo tresta. S pomoshh´ju byvshego birzhevogo maklera ee sostojanie bystro uvelichivaetsja, odnako v haraktere Molli malo chto menjaetsja: ona ostaetsja takoj zhe prostoj i miloj.... Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Gotlieb Roninson, Georgy Menglet, Vera Yenyutina, Irina Ladygina, Rodion Alexandrov`, Alexander Shvorin, Anna Belousova. http://samples.audible.de/bk/agen/000728/bk_agen_000728_sample.mp3.
This publication presents the following works: ´´Antonovsky Apples´´, ´´Mitya´s Love´´, ´´Suhodol´´, ´´Zahar Vorobiev´´, ´´The Gentleman from San Francisco´´, ´´Brothers´´, ´´Lirnyk Rodion´´, ´´Grammar of Love´´, ´´Dark Alley´´, ´´Clean Monday´´, ´´Sunstroke´´, ´´Light Breath´´, ´´Ida´´, ´´Numbers´´, and selected poems. This audiobook is read by V. Gerasimov. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Vyacheslav Pavlovich Gerasimov. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000009/bk_zaot_000009_sample.mp3.
Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, a former student, lives in a tiny garret on the top floor of a run-down apartment building in St. Petersburg. He is sickly, dressed in rags, short on money, and talks to himself, but he is also handsome, proud, and intelligent. He is contemplating committing an awful crime, but the nature of the crime is not yet clear. He goes to the apartment of an old pawnbroker, Alyona Ivanovna, to get money for a watch and to plan the crime. Afterward, he stops for a drink at a tavern, where he meets a man named Marmeladov, who, in a fit of drunkenness, has abandoned his job and proceeded on a five-day drinking binge, afraid to return home to his family. Marmeladov tells Raskolnikov about his sickly wife, Katerina Ivanovna, and his daughter, Sonya, who has been forced into prostitution to support the family. Raskolnikov walks with Marmeladov to Marmeladov´s apartment, where he meets Katerina and sees firsthand the squalid conditions in which they live. The next day, Raskolnikov receives a letter from his mother informing him that his sister, Dunya, is engaged to a government official named Luzhin and that they are all moving to St. Petersburg. He goes to another tavern, where he overhears a student talking about how society would be better off if the old pawnbroker Alyona Ivanovna were dead. Later, in the streets, Raskolnikov hears that the pawnbroker will be alone in her apartment the next evening. He sleeps fitfully and wakes up the next day, finds an ax, and fashions a fake item to pawn to distract the pawnbroker. That night, he goes to her apartment and kills her. While he is rummaging through her bedroom, looking for money, her sister walks in, and Raskolnikov kills her as well. He barely escapes from the apartment without being seen, then returns to his apartment and collapses on the sofa. Thus begins Crime and Punishment with all the twists and turns and philosophical questions that permeate Dostoyevsky´s writing. A world classic! 1. Russian. Vyacheslav Gerasimov. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000033/bk_zaot_000033_sample.mp3.
Fulfill three quests, return the missing shards of an evil sword, or people die. Nothing a wounded Russian sorcerer and an artist with a talent for roping can’t handle. Rodion Czernovitch is in Nocturne Falls recovering from a serious injury and working hard not to fall for his sister’s best friend. When evil comes knocking on his door and she accidentally gets in the way, it’s time to quit brooding and start preparing for battle. Carina Valdis just wanted a cup of coffee. But when she ran into her bestie’s brother - her big crush - and subsequently into an evil wizard’s curse, it’s going to take all her skill and patience to teach the overbearing warrior that love and wit (and a couple of rope tricks) can conquer all. Even the threat of death. 1. Language: English. Narrator: B.J. Harrison. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/106567/bk_acx0_106567_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Abridged version. Crime and Punishment is a novel by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky that was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in 12 monthly installments in 1866. It was later published in a single volume. It is the second of Dostoevsky´s full-length novels after he returned from his exile in Siberia and the first great novel of his mature period. Crime and Punishment focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, an impoverished St. Petersburg ex-student who formulates and executes a plan to kill a hated, unscrupulous pawnbroker for her money, thereby solving his financial problems and at the same time, he argues, ridding the world of an evil, worthless parasite. Raskolnikov also strives to be an extraordinary being, similar to Napoleon, believing that murder is permissible in pursuit of a higher purpose. Crime and Punishment was translated and produced by Talking Books. Music: Ran Bagno. Please note: This audiobook is in Hebrew. 1. Hebrew. Moshe Beker. http://samples.audible.de/bk/snic/000103/bk_snic_000103_sample.mp3.