Media Type : BookLevel : Beginning-IntermediateMusical Genre : GypsyNumber of pages : 96Presented here is a rare collection of some of the best Gypsy folk songs popular among the Romanies of Russia and Eastern Europe. All offered in the original Romany tribal dialect, as appropriate to each song, with easy-to-follow pronunciation guide specially formulated for the native English speaker and literal (word-for-word) English translation. The appended short historical and linguistic overview offers a rare insight into the history, traditions, language as well as the music and songs of this unique and mysterious people. Great addition to any pianist´s collection!
The Balalaika is most often associated with Russian folklore. In The Complete Balalaika Book, concert and recording artist Bibs Ekkel shares his extensive knowledge of the Balalaika as taught in Russia today. This 160-page book is divided into four sections: an extensive Foreword, the Tutor, A Brief History of the Balalaika, and a Repertoire Section. Unlike many method books, The Complete Balalaika Book does not begin with the rudiments of music notation. Rather, the 20-page Foreword offers insights on the tunings of all the instruments in the Balalaika family, hand positions, string sources and height adjustment, and chord shapes. The author even describes how to make a bass Balalaika pick from shoe leather. The Tutor or instruction segment is written for the ´prima Balalaika´ which is correctly played with the fingers only rather than with a pick. The Tutor jumps right in with exercises and tunes in quarter, eighth, and sixteenth-note values with occasional dotted notes and syncopation. Perhaps half of the music in this section is shown in both standard notation and tablature. A glossary of musical signs and Russian musical terns is included. A Brief History of the Balalaika is well written and nicely illustrated. Very few method books contain such a comprehensive historical overview of the subject instrument. The Repertoire Section offers a valuable resource of Eastern European folk tunes. All but two selections in this section are written in both notation and tab with suggested guitar chords, the exceptions being an arrangement for Balalaika and Piano, and a Balalaika orchestra score. More than simple melody chord leadsheets, these are the author´s own arrangements of tunes for solo Balalaika and Balalaika orchestra. Access to online audio with selections performed by the author completes this highly effective instructional book.A Cossack Crossed the Danube Akh, Nastasya Baa-Baa Black Sheep Dance, Dance Dark Browed, Dark Eyed Lad Daydreams Do Not Scold Me For Czar, Motherland and Faith Go Home You Gossips God Save The Czar Goin´ Home I Loved You I Shall Go Down To The River I Was In The Garden In the Field a Birch Tree Stood It´s Not The Wind That Bends The Branch Katiusha Leaf from an Album Moonshine Polosynka The Post Troika Hastens The Slender Rowan Tree The Ural Rowan Tree Two Guitars Under The Apple Tree Varyag
Radiokompozicija spektaklja ´´Petr I´´ po odnoimennomu nezakonchennomu romanu Alekseja Nikolaevicha Tolstogo, nad kotorym on rabotal s 1929 goda do samoj smerti. Dve pervye knigi byli opublikovany v 1934 godu. Nezadolgo do svoej smerti, v 1943 avtor nachal rabotu nad tret´ej knigoj, no uspel dovesti roman tol´ko do sobytij 1704 goda. Sjuzhetnaja linija sleduet za real´nymi istoricheskimi sobytijami rubezha XVII i XVIII vekov - ot smerti carja Fjodora Alekseevicha prakticheski do vzjatija russkimi vojskami Narvy. Na shirokom istoricheskom materiale pokazan perelomnyj period v istorii Rossii, sozdanie iskljuchitel´noj lichnost´ju novogo gosudarstva - Rossijskoj imperii. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Olga Vysotskaya, Akexander Mikhaliov, Zinoviya Ulanovskaya, Adolf Bibe, Pavel Chikov, Boris Borisov, Sergey Yumatov. http://samples.audible.de/bk/agen/000914/bk_agen_000914_sample.mp3.