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Soviet Army Chorus & Band in a Program of Favorites

Soviet Army Chorus & Band in a Program of Favorites

In this 1957 recording, Boris Alexandrov directs the Soviet Army Chorus and Band in a selection of well-known Russian and Czech popular, classical, and folk songs. They cover a variety of topics such as friendship, the lives of soldiers, love, the impressive Russian landscape, and notable events from Russian history, and include compositions by Mikhail Glinka and Anton Rubinstein. The recording features performances by vocal soloists Arthur Eisen, Alexei Sergeev, and Nicolai Abramov. Liner notes provide background information on the songs and song lyrics in Russian for the 11 Russian songs.

Track Listing

101
A Toast to Friends The Soviet Army Chorus 3:40
102
Sing Little Nightingale The Soviet Army Chorus 2:37
103
Wait for Your Soldier The Soviet Army Chorus 3:38
104
To an Army Man The Soviet Army Chorus 2:21
105
Polka The Soviet Army Chorus 3:02
106
Curling Waves The Soviet Army Chorus 4:37
107
Free Will The Soviet Army Chorus 5:29
201
The Cliff on the Volga The Soviet Army Chorus 6:06
202
A Soldier's Farewell The Soviet Army Chorus 2:19
203
My Prayer The Soviet Army Chorus 3:02
204
Dubinushka The Soviet Army Chorus 3:38
205
The Little Bell The Soviet Army Chorus 3:40
206
Stenka Razin (From Beyond the Island) The Soviet Army Chorus 5:53

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