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Optina Pustyn Male Choir
Russia's Most Beautiful Songs

Song NameComposerArranger
On Flute I Play my Sad Verses
Vivat Suite
Saintly LoveG. SviridovA. Semyonov
This is not a White BirchTraditionalA. Sveshnikov
Hey, You, Wide SteppeTraditionalA. Semyonov
The Little CuckooTraditionalS. Zharov
A Winter RoadV. ShebalinA. Chmyryov
The Waves Are Sleepy
My Lovely Rowan TreeTraditionalA. Semyonov
The Volga Boat MenTraditionalA. Sveshnikov
The Legend of the Twelve Robbers
Steppe, Endless Steppe S. SadovskyA. Semyonov
The Lovely Night
In a Dark Wood TraditionalA. Sveshnikov
The Little Bell TraditionalA. Semyonov
Dignity
Song of Cherubs D. S. Bortnjansky

The Optina Pustyn Male Choir consists of six to nine professional musicians trained at the St. Petersburg Conservatory. The choir tours and has produced five CDs to date, but they are also part of the regular monastic choir at the Optina Pustyn Monastery in St. Petersburg. Singing in the tradition of the world famous Don Cossack Chorus directed by Sergei Jaroff the choir sings Russian traditional songs including favourites such as the 'Volga Boat Men' and the 'Legend of the Twelve Robbers' and others. Information in English, German, French and Spanish, plus complete lyrics in Russian with English translations.

Item code: 8328C | 1 CD | $14.98 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Male | Russia
EUCD1953

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