Russian garmoshka traditional music album
Russian garmoshka traditional music album recorded by Mikhail Smirnov, performer, musician, folk singer, founder of New York based Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya in February 2007. Recording was made possible by singers-songwriters, Russian bard musicians Yuriy and Viktor Tenman from New York at their recording studio in Staten Island (Villa Nova Studio). If you ever attend a Russian party where people are singing, you will be able to recognize all the tunes from this album. The very first song that people will do together after a few drinks at the Russian wedding or Birthday party most likely will be "Moroz-Moroz" or "Gorochka". There is no singing on this album. Well, almost no singing... Album contains traditional Russian tunes: "Kalinka", "Moscow nights", "Korobushka" and other Russian favorite songs performed on Russian garmoshka.
Russian traditional Garmoshka music MP3 samples
Track 02 "Vinovata Li Ya" ("Am I guilty if I am in love?")
Track 03 "Moroz, Moroz" ("Father Frost")
Track 04 "Subboteya" ("Saturday Affair")
More free MP3 samples from "Barynya" group
The rest of the tracks from this recording are available to download for free for the members of a BARYNYA Russian dance, music, songs and traditions group on Yahoo. Email addresses of group members never shared with anybody ever. Mikhail Smirnov, director and founder of New York based Russian dance and music ensemble Barynya (www.barynya.com), posts there dates of upcoming performances, news, new albums and dvd releases. Group is moderated, unrelated spam is not welcome... read group archives.
Track 04 "Barynya Dance"
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Russian Garmoshka, Garmon', 25x25, Hromka, Harmonica
Garmoshka (also known as garmon') is a Russian folk button accordion, musician who plays "garmoshka" called in Russia "Garmonist". Garmoshka is a free-reed wind instrument. It has two rows of buttons on the right side, which play the notes of a diatonic scale, and two or three rows of buttons on the left side, which play the primary chords in the key of the instrument as well as its relative harmonic minor key. Garmoshka has 25 treble buttons in two rows: Three diatonic octaves plus three accidentals and 25 bass buttons in three rows: Two rows of eight buttons, with bass notes and chords; one free-bass row. The garmon' is also known by the names Tusl'skaya (after town of Tula, where Russians have famous Garmoshka factory), garmoshka, garmonika, "25 na 25", Hromka, bayan and... read full story, view pictures of garmoshka
RUSSIAN FOLK ACCORDION (GARMOSHKA) VIDEO
Russian traditional song "Korobushka" (The Peddler) performed by New York based GARMONIST Misha Smirnov at the Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, New Jersey) in May 2006.
Mikhail Smirnov. Russian folk singer, musician and performer from New York, USA
Mikhail Smirnov is a professional Russian folk singer, performer and musician with many years of experience. He plays garmoshka, balalaika, guitar, jaleika, kugikly, contrabass balalaika and gusli. His specialty is traditional Russian music and songs from various regions of Russia. Mikhail (Misha) is an Artistic Director/Founder of Russian music and dance ensemble "Barynya" from New York.
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