Popular Music From Russia
Label: ARC MUSIC
The Red Army Choir; Stars of St. Petersburg; Balalaika Ensemble "Wolga"; Russkaya Muzyka; Folk Group Arinushka; Vanentina Ponomareva"
Composed by: Various
This 26-track compilation CD features a wide variety of modern and traditional vocal and instrumental Russian music - Orthodox choral (Vecherni Tvoeya, Slava Otsu), balalaika instrumentals (Yablochki), fiery Gypsy and Cossack songs (Tabor, Turka), a cappella choirs (About Life) - performed by various authentic Russian ensembles and individuals, including the Red Army Choir, Balalaika, Oleg Ponomarev and Valentina Ponomareva. Also among the songs to be heard is Eï oukniem (The Volga Boatmen).