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Sveshknikov Choir and Volga Choir
Folk Songs Of Old Russia

Evening Bells
From a Distant Land
The Broad and Rolling Steppe
Alone I Stand on the Road
At the Blacksmiths
Do Not Blame Me
The Pear Tree
Samara Town
Between Steep Banks
Down the Volga River
The Drake Went Courting
Singing in the Choir
The Lonely Accordian
Do Not Revive Memories of the Past

The Volga Choir and the Sveshknikov Choir are two of the large (a hundred or more voices) vocal ensembles who are famous not only in Russia, where they tour extensively, but increasingly in musical centers of the Western world. Their extensive repertory of folk songs tell of shared work, the courage of folk heroes, communal joy at births, marriages and harvests, wretchedness because of conscription or war. 16 powerful, deep-bassed songs, some favorites: "Evening Bells," "The Broad and Rolling Steppe," the lovely "Do Not Blame Me," "The Pear Tree," "Between Steep Banks," "The Drake Went Courting," "Aliona," "Snowfall" and "Do Not Revive Memories of the Past." Some light accompaniment with accordion, harmonica and other instruments. These are songs of deep feeling and strength with some amazing solos and powerful harmonies. "Folk Song" is an authentic Russian treat!

Item code: 6926C | 1 CD | $9.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | Russia

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