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Contemporary and Traditional Russian Songs

Various Artists
Contemporary and Traditional Russian Songs

Released in 1967, this recording features both traditional and modern Russian folk songs. Drawn from recordings from the former Soviet Union, this album includes several contemporary songs written about World War II (“Buchenwald Alarm,” “The Sacred War,” and “Oh, The Fog”). The performers include The Fyodorov Sisters, The Piatnitskii Russian Folk Chorus, George Ots, and The Red Flag Ensemble. The liner notes provide lyrics in both Russian and English.

Track Listing

101
In the Window Stands a Red Rose The Fydorov Sisters 2:36
102
Old Tikhvin Melody The Fydorov Sisters 2:58
103
Novgorod Lyrical Melody The Fydorov Sisters 3:07
104
Oh, my Sweetheart The Fydorov Sisters 3:28
105
The Young Girl was Married Off The Fydorov Sisters 2:09
106
Voronezh Round-Dance Chastushki The Fydorov Sisters 2:20
107
I Will go to the Swift River The Fydorov Sisters 2:45
108
By the Seashore The Fydorov Sisters 2:47
109
Pskov Lyrical Melody The Fydorov Sisters 2:03
201
Buchenwald Alarm George Ots 3:59
202
Entreaty (Night-Blues) Jerry Silverman 3:31
203
The Sacred War The Red Flag Ensemble 2:56
204
Evening in Port The Red Flag Ensemble 5:24
205
Oh, the Fog The Piatnitskii Russian Folk Chorus 4:00
206
May all you Prosper The Piatnitskii Russian Folk Chorus 2:50

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