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JVC Soviet Union Music and Dance Regional Set -- 4 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- REDUCED PRICE

JVC Soviet Union Music and Dance Regional Set -- 4 DVDs and 1 CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books -- REDUCED PRICE

  • $6900


Four DVDs illustrate 88 music and dance performances of all of the former Soviet republics and territories. 

Vol 1 features Russia and lyric folk songs, group dance songs, village chorus and spinning song, a wood trumpet ensemble, children's pliaska (fast dance), an historical song and a wedding song. 

Vol 2 visits Latvia for folk songs and instrument ensembles and an antiphonal song from Alsunga; Estonia for a medley of ethnic dances; Lithuania for a waltz, wedding song, male chorus, and folk ensemble polkas and waltzes, along with game songs; Belorussia for a folk dance medley and folk songs; Ukraine and Moldavia for duma (narrative song), plus ethnic dance medleys and a wedding song. 

Vol 3 features Azerbaijan and its lute, shawm and plucked lute music; Armenia's wedding dance and song, a shawm solo and folk song; a Georgian male chorus, songs, dances and part-singing from the Adzhar region plus ethnic dance performances from Dagestan. 

Vol 4 includes ethnic instruments, and folk song and dance from Kazakh, Uzbek, Turkmen, Tajik, Kirgiz, Kalmyk, Mari, Bashkir and Siberia, featuring musical children's stories, Eskimo song and dance and a Kamchatkan ensemble. 

A CD-ROM with 9 printable, searchable and copy-permission books rounds out this collection with descriptions, maps, glossaries and essays. 

SOVIET UNION I - VOL 23

Russia

23-1 Lyric folk song: "Tsvetiki-tsvetochko" ("Flower") - 3:15
23-2/3 Khorovod - group dance song - 1:08/1:55
23-4 Wedding song: "Iz-za lesu to lesu tiomnogu" ("From beyond the dark forest") - 1:39
23-5 Lyric folk song: "Belaia berezon' ka" ("White birch") - 2:51
23-6 Lyric folk song: "Ne vo nashikh vo poliakh" ("In our fields") - 1:25
23-7 Lyric folk song: "Ne za rechen 'koi" ("Beyond the river") - 1:43
23-8 Lyric folk song: "Solovei" ("Nightingale") - 3:18
23-9 Khorovod song: "Vykhodili krasny devushki" ("The beautiful girls have arrived") - 0:53
23-10 Winter song: "Po goram devki khodili" ("Girls walking on the knoll") - 1:09
23-11 Dance for six persons - 1:44
23-12 Chastushka - folk song of Tarnogskii Gorodok - 2:53
23-13 Village chorus: "Balalaechka gudit" ("The balalaika sings") - 1:28
23-14 Spinning song - 1:22
23-15 Khorovod - group dance song - 1:11
23-16 Spring song: "Poidiomte devochki" - 1:06
23-17 Rozhok - wood trumpet ensemble: "Vo luziakh" - 0:51
23-18 The Briansk-Sverdlovsk Joint Ensemble - 1:54
23-19 Timonia - dance song of Kursk - 4:54
23-20 Folk instrument ensemble - 0:55
23-21 Khorovod - group dance song: "Tatianina matushka meia mela seni" ("The maiden played and danced") - 1:13
23-22 Children's pliaska [fast dance] - 1:02
23-23 Lyric folk song: "Oi ty batiushka nash provoslavnyi Tikhii Don" ("Oh, Don River") - 3:58
23-24 Dance song: "Byl ia rano" ("I came early") - 2:50
23-25 Historical song: "Aei da na slavnoi bylo bratsy da na rechushke" - 2:55
23-26 Wedding song: "Rodimaia da mati" - 2:02
23-27 Lyric folk song: "Lazorevyi tsvetochek" ("Lapis-colored flower") - 2:46
23-28 Lyric folk song and pliaska [fast dance]: "Uzh ty batiushka, nash bystryi Terek" ("Oh, fast flowing Terek River") - 4:45

SOVIET UNION II - VOL 24

Latvia

24-1 Folk song with folk instrument ensemble - 2:17
24-2 Folk song: "The beanstalk" - 1:05
24-3 Antiphonal song from Alsunga - 1:48
24-4 Kokle - plucked lute performance - 1:48
24-5 Folk instrument ensemble - 0:59

Estonia

24-6 Medley of ethnic dances - 6:53

Lithuania

24-7 Waltz: "I have cut hay" - 1:37
24-8 Wedding song: "Oh my brothers" - 1:51
24-9 Male chorus: "Song of youth" - 1:48
24-10 Folk instrument ensemble: waltz - 1:07
24-11 Folk instrument ensemble: polka - 0:54
24-12 Female chorus: lyric song - 2:07
24-13 Game song: "The magpie" - 0:44
24-14 Game song: "The gray rabbit"- 1:00

Belorussia

24-15 Folk dance medley - 3:43
24-16 Chastushka - folk song: "Do not sing under my window" - 2:29

Ukraine

24-17 Duma - narrative song: "The death of the Cossack bandura player" - 4:34
24-18 Folk instrument ensemble - 0:51
24-19 Folk song: "So that the grain will bear much fruit" - 1:31
24-20 Ethnic dance medley - 2:22

Moldavia

24-21 Ethnic dances - 2:23
24-22 Wedding song - 2:43

SOVIET UNION III - VOL 25

Azerbaijan

25-1 Performance on ethnic instruments by the Makhiliar group - 15:21
25-2 Puppet dance - 2:39
25-3 Saz - plucked lute performance and song: "Beloved one" - 3:15
25-4 Balaman [shawm] and saz [plucked lute] performance with song: "Gule gule" - 1:40
25-5 Saz - plucked lute solo - 3:31

Armenia

25-6 Duduk - shawm solo and Armenian folk song: "Memories" - 3:25
25-7 Wedding dance and song - 1:56

Georgia
25-8 Male chorus: "Mravalzhamier" ("To your health!") - 3:44
25-9 Male chorus: "The Song of Khasan-bek" - 3:13
25-10 Song and dance from the Adzhar region - 1:29
25-11 Krimanchuli - part-singing and vocal ensemble from the Adzhar area - 0:47
25-12 Ossetian ethnic dance - 2:44

Dagestan (Autonomous Republic)

25-13 Ethnic dance and tightrope walking - 2:39

Russian Gypsies

25-14 Song: "The girl" - 1:37
25-15 Song: "The gypsies are going" - 5:11

SOVIET UNION IV - VOL 26

Kazakh

26-1 Kiui [instrumental music] with dombura [plucked lute] ensemhle: "Sary Arka" - 1:19
26-2 Zhir: narrative poem recited to dombura [plucked lute] accompaniment - 2:24
26-3 Wedding song with dutar [plucked lute] accompaniment - 2:09

Uzbek

26-4 Karnal - trumpet and street musicians' performance - 2:04
26-5 Ethnic dance: "Joy" - 3:43

Turkmen

26-6 Song: "Song of the horse" - 1:02
26-7 Dance of celebration - 1:15

Tajik

26-8 Wedding song and dance - 2:40

Kirgiz

26-9 Ensemble of ethnic instruments - 1:20

Kalmyk (Autonomous Republic)

26-10 Folk dance and folk song - 3:21

Mari (Autonomous Republic)

26-11 Folk dance and folk song - 4:12

Bashkir (Autonomous Republic)

26-12 Ensemble of ethnic instruments - 4:13

Siberia

26-13 Ensemble of Udehe ethnic instruments - 1:55
26-14 Udehe song and dance: from "Forest Awakening" - 1:52
26-15 Nanaitsy musical children's story: "Kimbek-keinke" - 2:20
26-16 Love story of Nanai fishermen - 2:48
26-17 Evenki folk song: "Our mother Katanga" - 0:45
26-18 Folk dance performed by a Kamchatkan ensemble - 0:49
26-19 Koriaki bird dance and Eveny dance - 1:47
26-20 Koriaki folk song: ("Ocha") and bird dance - 3:41
26-21 Eskimo song and dance: "Ceremonial dance" - 1:35
26-22 Eskimo song and dance: "Dance of the raven" - 1:07
26-23 Eskimo song and dance: "Walrus hunting" - 1:44

 


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