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The Ossipov Russian Folk Orchestra is one of
the leading musical companies in Russia.
In 1999 the orchestra celebrated its
Years of creative cooperation with Russia's most prominent
musicians have given the orchestra ample opportunity to represent uniquely the
traditions of folk music in the country.
The group continues to develop the
ideas of their founder by collecting and making use of all existing folk
instruments. The basis of the orchestra's musical arsenal lies in their
domras, balalikas, bayans and psalteries, but in it one also hears zhaleikas,
brelkas, kugiklas, pipes, horns, percussions and many other instruments, through
outstanding unity of which, the orchestra achieves bright, festive and pure
Russian national colors.
In addition to a multitude of unique
transcriptions and arrangements of Russian folk music, the orchestra's vast and
varied repertoire includes a many original works by Russian composers.
A number of the folk pieces in the
orchestra's repertoire have won wide renown and popularity due to the musicians'
performances, true festivals of the art of Russian folk music.
The Moon Is Shining
1. Faun, waltz – 4:53
2. Solemn polonaise – 3:10
poem – 8:20
Russian winter, musical picture – 4:21
Russian folk tunes
Steppe all around (arrangement by V. Gorodovskaya) - 4:47
6. Green grass
(arrangement by A. Tsygankov) – 3:11
7. Semenovna (arrangement by E. Kuznetsov) –
Ditty, fantasia on a Russian theme – 4:39
9. Variations on the
Russian folk song “The Moon Is Shining” – 2:45
A. Mosolov, V. Gavrilov
10. Fantasia on the Russian
folk song ‘Evening Bells” – 5:54
Russian folk tunes
11. Polyanka (arrangement
by P.Brailko) – 2:28
12. Smolensk Gusachok (arrangement by A. Shirokov)
Yesterday to me, young maiden – 3:55
14. Gnats are plenty in the woods – 1:30
(arrangements by A.
Nikolai and Dmitri Ossipov
Fantasia on the Russian folk song ‘Kamarinskaya” – 2:43
Variations on the theme of the Russian folk song “Peddlers” – 4:37
17. Joky overture – 4:00
Ossipov Russian Folk Orchestra