Nikolai Gres as Semyon Kotko ; Tamara Yanko as Semyon's mother ; Tamara Antipova as Frosya ; Nikolai Panchekhin as Tkatchenko ; Antonina Kleshchyova as Khivria ; Lyudmila Gelovani as Sofia ; supporting soloists ; All-Union Radio Choir ; All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra ; M. Zhukov, conductor.
Opera in 5 acts. Libretto by V. Kataïev and the composer, after Katayev's novel I, son of the people. Title from disc label. Recorded 1960. Program notes and synopsis in Russian with English and French translations in booklet (14 pages) inserted in container.