Legendary Russian Gypsy singer Zhenia Shevchenko and ensemble Barynya DVD. Concert was recorded in New York City on January 26, 2008. Fifteen performers: six dancers, three singers, six musicians. Performers: Sergey Ryabtsev - violin, Mikhail Smirnov - garmoshka, vocal, guitar, Alex Siniavski - Gypsy guitar, balalaika, Alexander Menshikov - Russian Gypsy singer, tambourine, Leonid Bruk - balalaika-contrabass, Gennady Gutkin - bayan, Lev Zabeginsky - balalaika, Andrij Cybyk - dancer, choreographer, Ganna Makarova - dancer, Olga Chpitalnaia - dancer, Vitaliy Verterich - dancer, choreographer, Valentina Kvasova - dancer, singer, Mikhail Nesterenko - dancer, Victoria Pichurova - singer, Gabriel Yakubov - Gypsy dancer. Musical instruments: Balalaika, garmoshka, bayan, violin, balalaika-contrabass, Gypsy guitar, Russian 7 string guitar. Program of Russian Gypsy songs, music, Russian, Gypsy, Cossack and Ukrainian folk dancing... more info, video samples, order
Garmoshka Russian traditional music album recorded by Misha Smirnov, performer, musician, folk singer, founder of New York based Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya in February 2007. Recording was made possible by singers-songwriters, Russian bard musicians Yuriy and Viktor Tenman from New York at their recording studio in Staten Island (Villa Nova Studio). Album contains traditional Russian tunes: "Kalinka", "Moscow nights", "Korobushka" and other Russian favorite songs performed on Russian garmoshka. more info, MP3s, order
Russian Christmas Music Balalaika Album. There are 25 favorite Christmas and Holiday selections such as Carol of Bells, Deck The Halls, Father Frost, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, Joy To The World, Folk Carol from Smolensk region of Russia, Snowstorm, Snegoorochka. Runtime: 51 minutes.
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"Beyond The Don River" Russian folksongs Russian folk duo Misha and Natasha from Russia compact disk. There are Russian folk lymericks, Cossacks ballads and marching songs,
popular tunes and chastushki with accompaniment of garmoshka, guitar and balalaika. Cover Art: Vladimir Nekrasov... MP3 samples, order
Russian Balalaika plays Music Of The World recorded by New York City composer, arranger, jazzman, balalaika virtuoso and domra player Lev Zabeginsky. Lev had made several USA-CANADA tours with the Russian-Gypsy superstars such as Alyosha Dimitrievich of Paris and B.Rubashkin of Vienna, legend of Russian Emegree Zhenia Shevchenko... MP3 samples, order
Russian Gypsy Music Balalaika Albums by Bibs Ekkel. Born in 1946 in England of mixed Polish-English background, Bibs Ekkel is both musician and linguist. His career as one of very few outstanding professional balalaika players outside Russia has brought him much recognition worldwide, including in the balalaika's Motherland, where he has performed on radio and TV as well as at Moscow's prestigious "Hall of Columns" and "Tchaikovsky Hall"... more info, music, order CDs
MASSENKOFF RUSSIAN FOLK FESTIVAL CD
Nikolai Massenkoff, in his voice and personality, has been compared by critics to the prominent singers in the classical world as well as the pops, from Fyodor Chaliapin to Frank Sinatra.
11 popular Russian folk songs including "Accordionist", "Dark Eyes", "Kalinka", "Karobushka", "Katusha" and "Volga Boatmen", "Moscow Nights", "Accordionist", "Two Guitars" and "Along Petersburg"... MP3 samples, order
The Balalaika Russe - "Heart On The Snow" Album
Since its inception in the early 1970's, the BALALAIKA RUSSE has grown in popularity and proficiency and is now considered the finest ensemble of its kind in the USA. This colorful sextet has performed from Washington to Maine and Europe, at such venues as society balls and affairs, at local church halls, outdoor concerts and festivals, weddings, club dates, and on the concert stage.... MP3 samples, order
Russian Gypsy singer Zhenia Shevchenko DVD "Zhenya! The Singing Legend". Jenia Shewtchencko's 2006 interviews, video from 2005 and 2006 performances with New York based Russian dance and music ensemble "Barynya". Shevchenko Zhenya (Eugenia Pavlovna) - performer of Russian and Gypsy (Roma) songs and romances from New York City. She was born in Kiev in 1927, in 1942 immigrated with her family to Prague. She has a unique voice - deep contralto... more info, order
Don Cossacks State Academic Song and Dance Ensemble from Rostov Compact Disk 1. The Artistic Director is the National Artist of Russia, Professor Anatoly Kvasov. It is the Don folk song and dance traditions that form the basis of the ensemble's artistic work. The program of the chorus includes small cycles of songs linked by the same thematic material, girlands of songs of military and historical songs and bylinas (epic songs). The Ensemble had a magnificent success on the sold out concerts in Europe, Azia, America and Africa... MP3 samples, order