Look up album A-051(a)


Album title: Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia
Album ID: A-051(a)
Publisher: Fiesta Record Compny
Liner Notes: Recorded in Europe
Language: Russian
Provenance: Gift of Jerry Wasserman in memory of his father, Mark Wasserman, November 2001
Genre: Folk/ Orchestral
Where Produced: New York, New York
Number of Tracks: 8

Contents:


Title: Svietit Miesiatz
Also known as: Brightly Shines the Moon
Genre: Instrumental/ Dance
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32976
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Cherry, R.
Arranger Alter, Louis
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Instrumental

Title: Kazbek
Author: Traditional
Genre: Folk/Caucasian Love Song
Subject: Wandering, wine, women and song.
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32977
Bass-baritone soloist Cassen, Gerald
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Alter, Louis
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Russian
Style: Concert

Title: Along the River Volga (Medley)
Author: Traditional
Genre: Folk/Medley
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32978
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Cherry, R.
Arranger Alter, Louis
Bass-baritone soloist Cassen, Gerald
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: "Notchenka," "Rassposhol," "Uchar Kupetz," "Na Poslednyouyou Pyatyorku"
Language: Russian
Style: Concert

Title: Niet Niet Nie Chotchoo
Author: Traditional
Genre: Folk/Russian Gypsy
Subject: Maiden refusing to give up the pleasures of youth.
Song Comment: Title translates: "No, No, I Do Not Want."
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32980
Arranger Lefkowitch, Henry -- לעפֿקאָװיטש, הענרי
Bass-baritone soloist Cassen, Gerald
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Russian
Style: Concert

Title: An Evening in Moscow (Medley)
Also known as: Vetcher V. Moskwe
Also known as: Moskowski Vetcher
Genre: Folk/Instrumental Medley
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32981
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Alter, Louis
Arranger Cherry, R.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Instrumental

Title: Bayoushki Bayou
Genre: Folk/Lullaby
Subject: Sleep my sad, shy one…
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32982
Bass-baritone soloist Cassen, Gerald
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Russian
Style: Concert

Title: Sounds of Eastern Europe (Medley)
Genre: Medley of popular Yiddish song melodies.
Song Comment: Credited as "traditional" and representing different nationalities of Russia.
On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32983
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Alter, Louis
Arranger Cherry, R.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Instrumental

Title: Korubushka -- קאָרובושקאַ
Also known as: The Village Peddler
Also known as: Yoshke Der Pedler
Genre: Russian/Folk
Additional song notes: Based upon a poem with the same name by Nikolai Alekeevich Nekrasov published in 1861

Related information in folder 883:On album: A-051(a) (Louis Alter Echoes of Old Russia)
Track ID: 32984
Bass-baritone soloist Cassen, Gerald
Orchestra Louis Alter and His Balalaika Orchestra
Arranger Alter, Louis
Arranger Cherry, R.
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Style: Concert

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