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Various - Russian Folk Songs album

Various - Russian Folk Songs album
  • Performer Various
  • Title Russian Folk Songs
  • Date of release 1958
  • Country US
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  • Genre Folk music
  • Size MP3 1717 mb
  • Size FLAC 1190 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 569

This Russian folk round song was known at least . centuries ago, when it became part of the collection of Russian folk songs, but most likely it was born even before that. The music theme of the song was popular among Russian and foreign composers. Hey, Little Apple! This song is performed like a ditty (folk rhymed proverbs), and the words are often changed by the performer. The most common ditty: Hey, little apple, but where are you rolling to?

Russian traditional music specifically deals with the folk music traditions of the ethnic Russian people. It does not include the various forms of art music, which in Russia often contains folk melodies and folk elements or music of other ethnic groups living in Russia. The performance and promulgation of ethnic music in Russia has a long tradition

Released in 1967, this recording features both traditional and modern Russian folk songs. Drawn from recordings from the former Soviet Union, this album includes several contemporary songs written about World War II ( Buchenwald Alarm, The Sacred War, and Oh, The Fog ). The performers include The Fyodorov Sisters, The Piatnitskii Russian Folk Chorus, George Ots, and The Red Flag Ensemble. The liner notes provide lyrics in both Russian and English.

Russian folk songs and dances were formed in two cycles: one of them is associated with calendar rites (sowing, harvest, et., while the other has to do with family rituals (wedding, birth, burial, et. More individual are lyrical songs. 'Ah ty dushechka' (Performed by Sergey Lemeshev) ) The epoch of Old Rus is characteristic of heroic ballads sensing the praises of noble princes and instrumental music (pipes, horns, tambourines and kettle-drums). The first collections of folk songs were published in Russia in the late 18th century. Important role for professional creative work belongs to collections of folk songs arranged for vocal and fortepiano by classical composers, such as . Balakirev (1866), . Rimsky-Korsakov (1876 and 1882) and . The end of the 18th century already saw the appearance of first song collections.

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A1 Accordion (Garmon)
Performer – Riga Male Quartet
A2 There Stands A Village (Akh, Derevnya Stoyit)
Conductor – Grigori Stolyarov*Orchestra – The Radio Orchestra Of Folk Instruments*Vocals – Ivan Skobtsov*
A3 There's Cold Water In The Well (Vo Kolodze Voditsa Kholodna)
Vocals – Ludmilla Zikina*
A4 The Black Crow (Chorni Voron)
Conductor – Boris AlexandrovPerformer – The Soviet Army Chorus And Band*Vocals – Artur Eisen*, Nikolai Abramov*
A5 Oh, Nastasia (Akh, Nastasya)
Conductor – Victor Smirnov*Orchestra – The Radio Orchestra Of Folk Instruments*Vocals – Sergei Lemeshev*
A6 Ivan's Wife Gets Him Ready (Kak Ivana-to Khozyaika Sobirala)
Chorus – Siberian Folk Chorus*Conductor – Valentin Levashov*
A7 The Boundless Expanse Of The Sea (Raskinulos More Shiroko)
Vocals – Ivan Skobtsov*
A8 A Girl Was Weeding Nettle (Oi, Zhala, Zhala, Devchonochka)
Chorus – Voronezh Folk Chorus*Conductor – Andrei Mistyakov, Konstantin Massalitinov*Vocals – Yevdokia Ossipova*
B1 A Fellow On A Spree (Zagulyal Ya Molodets)
Conductor – Grigori Stolyarov*Orchestra – The Radio Orchestra Of Folk Instruments*Vocals – Ivan Skobtsov*
B2 Oh, You Dark Knight (Oi, Ti Tyomnaya Noch)
Chorus – Siberian Folk Chorus (Women's Group)*Conductor – Valentin Levashov*
B3 The Little Snow-Ball Tree (Oi, Da Ti Kalinushka)
Chorus – Soviet Army Chorus And Band*Conductor – Boris AlexandrovVocals – Ivan Kozlosky*
B4 The Magic Brewer (Za Rechenkoy Divo)
Chorus – Paitnitsky Folk Chorus*Conductor – Vladimir Zakharov*, Peter Kazmin*
B5 The Slender Mountain Ash (Tonkaya Ryabina)
Conductor – Gavril ZiminEnsemble – Ensemble Of Folk InstrumentsVocals – Boris Gmirya*
B6 My Husband Made Me Do It (Zastavil Menya Muzh)
Conductor – Vassili Khvatov*Orchestra – The Folk Instrument Orchestra Of The Piatnitsky Chorus*Vocals – Claudia Kotok*
B7 Mother-Volga (Akh, Ti Volga-Matushka Razlivalasya)
Conductor – Grigori Stolyarov*Orchestra – The Radio Orchestra Of Folk Instruments*Vocals – Ivan Skobtsov*
B8 The Goat In The Vegetable Garden (Poshel Kozel V Ogorod)
Vocals – Ludmilla Zikina*


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Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MF 302 Various Russian Folk Songs ‎(LP) Monitor Records MF 302 US 1958