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Old Believers Songs of the Nekrasov Cossacks CD

Old Believers Songs of the Nekrasov Cossacks CD

  • $1599


This is the first recording of the "a capella" singing of the Nekrasovtsy Cossacks, called "Old Believers" because of their religious beliefs, to appear outside Russia. Their singing, based on centuries-old Russian church traditions, also reveal Balkan, Greek and Turkish influences. Like the Bulgarian Women's Choir, Old Believers' music has a multi-voiced texture in performances that include lyric songs, ballads, wedding tunes, sacred music and laments. Extensive notes explain the history and music. 26 performances

101     Po seniam, seniam      Choir from the village of Kumskaia Dolina      2:19                                                                               
102     Shelkovaia v pole travushka     Elena Gulina and Anastasia Nikulushkina     1:55                                                                        
103     Chto pri vyshnem bylo pri vysokom     Evlantii Banderovsky, Mefodii Banderovsky and Vasilii Popov     3:11                                              
104     Soloveikia moi     Anastasia Nikulushkina     3:04                                                                                                        
105     Khoromy moi, khoromushki     Anna Ramzaeva, Seraphima Babaeva, and Ekaterina Sanicheva     3:59                                                          
106     Oi, tuman, tuman     Elena Gulina, Anastasia Nikulushkina, and Varvara Gorina     2:54                                                                    
107     I krestnushka ty nasha     Maria Elesiutikova and Anna Ramzaeva     7:53                                                                                  
108     I matushka moia     Anastasia Nikulushkina, Elena Gulina, and Varvara Gorina     3:35                                                                    
109     Ne iz sadu     Ivan Banderovsky     2:34                                                                                                                  
110     Vo Vilone, Vilone slavnom gorode     Zapevala Anastasia Pushechkina     3:01                                                                              
111     Kak poshel zhe nash tsar Konstantin ko zautrene     Elene Gulina     1:44                                                                                
112     Potop strashen podymalsia     Semion Milushkin and Evlantii Banderovsky     1:43                                                                        
113     Kak u kniazia u kniazia nashego Vladimira     Zapevala Maria Chizhikova     2:37                                                                        
114     Ne za rovniushku     Zapevala Maria Chizhikova     2:55                                                                                                  
115     U nashego svata     Elena Gulina and Anastasia Nikulushkina     2:16                                                                                    
116     Khozhu ia khozhu po zelenoi travke     Elena Gulina, Anastasia Nikulushkina, and Varvara Gorina     1:30                                                  
117     Oi da tam na gorochke     Elena Gulina and Anastasia Nikulushkina     2:22                                                                              
118     Potianite vy, vetry sil'nye     Choir from the village of Kumskaia Dolina     2:44                                                                      
119     Excerpts recorded during plastering of a new house     Anna Ramzaeva, Elena Gulina, Seraphima Babaeva, Ekaterina Sanicheva and Varvara Gorina     4:45    
120     Ei, ty zimushka     Anna Ramzaeva, Maria Elesiutikova, Maria Chizhikova     2:01                                                                        
121     Zharna-zharna zharnitsa     Elena Gulina     0:32                                                                                                        
122     Voh voh yarma da maschala     Anna Ramzaeva and Maria Elesiutikova     1:43                                                                              
123     Tuku-tuku mak     Anna Ramzaeva     2:23                                                                                                                
124     Zagoralasia kovyl' travushka     Anna Ramzaeva, Seraphima Babaeva, and Ekaterina Sanicheva     3:17                                                      
125     Volkhvy Persidskie Tsari     Semion Milushkin     3:05                                                                                                    
126     V chernem more     Semion Milushkin and Evlantii Banderovsky     3:14                                                                                 


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