Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Cossacks and Violence or, Casting a Wide Nyet

Russia - "[I]t is pertinent to remark that if it were not for the traditional music of this sprawling country, there would not have been the wonderful richness in the music of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin, and all the other Russian composers whose works are now staples of our modern concert and operatic reertoire." (from the liner notes)

Side One - Folk Songs
Stenka Razin
Song of the Volga Boatmen
Evening Bells
Legend of the 12 Robbers
Monotonously Rings the Bell
Along The Volga
Side Two - Liturgical Songs
Te Deum
May My Prayer Please Thee
Pater Noster
Blessed Be the Man


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