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Musics of the Soviet Union CD

Musics of the Soviet Union CD

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Once a huge country, the USSR covered one-sixth of the earth's land surface and included over 100 distinct ethnic and linguistic groups. The music selected here represents a range of traditions and styles, recorded at the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife in 1988: Lithuanians, Estonians, South and North Russia, Tuvan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are all represented. Descriptive notes and map. 14 performances.



     101      Lithuanian Lullaby      Veronika Povilioniene      1:16     
     102     Lithuanian Lullaby     Veronika Povilioniene     2:56    
     103     Estonian Bagpipe Music     Estonian bagpipe music     1:14    
     104     South Russian solo song from Belgorod Province     M.K. Mal´tseva leading vocal ensemble from Podserednee     1:56    
     105     South Russian wedding dance song from Belgorod Province     M.K. Mal´tseva leading vocal ensemble from Podserednee     1:35    
     106     North Russian wedding greeting song from Arkhangelsk Province     Kamenka village ensemble     5:05    
     107     North Russian wedding lament     Evdokiia Alexandrovna Oreshkina     1:15    
     108     North Russian lyric song     Singers from the village of Shostova Gora in Arkhangelsk province     6:03    
     109     Tuvan folk melody     S.B. Manchakai     1:35    
     110     Song from Khomeizhi     M.C. Daknai     2:37    
     111     Azerbaijani classical mugam     Bayat-i Kurd     7:16    
     112     Georgian song     Lile song and dance ensemble of the Lintekhskii House of Culture     3:00    
     113     Georgian song     Gugava Dzohkia     2:48    
     114     Georgian wedding song     Lile song and dance ensemble of the Lintekhskii House of Culture     2:42    


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