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Songs of a Russian Gypsy

Songs of a Russian Gypsy

In this Monitor recording, the Russian Roma chanteuse Alya Yunakovskaya (better known by her stage name, Alya Yuno) performs fourteen of her favorite Russian songs that tell of the lives of the Roma (Gypsy) people in that region. She is accompanied by Sasha Polinoff’s ensemble, which plays traditional Russian folk instruments including the balalaika and domra . Liner notes include brief information about Alya and her songs with lyrics in the original Russian.

Track Listing

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Lyotsa Pyesnya (Song of the Gypsy) Alya 2:05
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102
Kolyechko (The Ring) Alya 2:43
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103
Chto Mnye Gore (No Sorrow for Me) Alya 1:45
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104
Tolko Raz Byvayut V Zhizni Vstryechi (Only Once in a Lifetime) Alya 2:10
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105
Kak Stranno (How Strange) Alya 1:56
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106
Dvye Gitary (Two Guitars) Alya 2:28
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107
Tvoyi Glaza Zyelyonyie (Your Green Eyes) Alya 2:51
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201
Ekh, Dorogi (The Roads) Alya 2:39
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202
Svyetit Mesyats (The Moon is Shining) Alya 2:04
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203
Vyernis! (Come Back) Alya 2:40
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204
Fanariki (The Street Lamps) Alya 2:03
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205
Do Svidanya (Farewell) Alya 2:11
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206
Biryuzovyie Kolechki (The Tuquoise Rings) Alya 1:42
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207
Dvye Slyezinki (Two Little Tears) Alya 2:19

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