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Russian Folk Dances of the Moiseyev Dance Company

Russian Folk Dances of the Moiseyev Dance Company

The Moiseyev Dance Company, formerly known as the State Academic Folk Dance Ensemble of the USSR, is the most celebrated folk dance company from Russia. The company has toured 60 countries and employs about 200 dancers; it was the first Soviet dance company to perform in the USA (1958). On this 1992 recording, released just after the collapse of the Soviet Union, members of the Soviet Army Band, the Moscow Radio Orchestra of Folk Instruments, and accordion players of the dance company play the dance music associated with the Moiseyev. “Partisans” is a favorite from their repertoire, depicting struggles of the Russian people in World War II.

Track Listing

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Ural Quadrille Moscow Radio Orchestra of Folk Instruments 2:07
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Variations on the Russian Folk Song "Korobeiniki" (The Peddlers) Instrumental Quintet of the Soviet Army Band 3:00
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Russian Melodies Instrumental Quintet of the Soviet Army Band 2:51
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Trepak No. 1 (Russian Dance) Accordion Quartet: S. Chernikh, M. Chernikh, I. Chernikh, V. Soldatov 3:13
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Polka-Kubanka Vladimir Kuznetsov and Ivan Tikhonov 1:25
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Russian Folk Melody Accordion Quartet: S. Chernikh, M. Chernikh, I. Chernikh, V. Soldatov 3:11
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Ukranian Folk Dance Anatole Belyaev 1:29
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Variations on the Russian Folk Song "Kamarinskaya" Instrumental Quintet of the Soviet Army Band 2:18
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Dance (Russian Folk Melody) Instrumental Quintet of the Soviet Army Band 2:39
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Polka Moscow Radio Orchestra of Folk Instruments 2:02
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Play, My Fife Boris Chegodayev and Rem Maslov 2:13
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On the Mountain Accordion Quartet: S. Chernikh, M. Chernikh, I. Chernikh, V. Soldatov 2:56
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Trepak No. 2 (Russian Dance) Boris Chegodayev and Rem Maslov 2:38
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Ural Dance Eugene Blinov and Gdali Elperin 1:53
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The Partisans Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 2:21
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The Challenge Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 2:22
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Melodies of the Volga Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 3:20
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The Lark Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 2:30
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The Peddler's Box Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 3:38
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Village Quadrille Peter Eribakov and Vladimir Mokhov 1:58
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Fantasy on Waltz Themes of Vladimir Andreyev Ossipov Orchestra of Folk Instruments 6:26

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