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The following are resources dealing with Russian music.
This site belongs to the popular (among young ones) rock group "Alisa".
Information about this young Principal Conductor of the Mussorgski Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in St. Petersburg is provided.
The official site of legendary Boris Grebenshikov's band includes biographies, the band's history, album info, articles and even the ability to listen to all of their songs!
Features information and sound files on interesting and talented Russian music artists.
This site provides information about classical music from Russia, Russian musicians, plus an audio archive.
Lots of information and resources about this famous Russian performer are presented both in English and Russian.
A comprehensive (and well designed) server about this famous Russian performer and his band (originally developed by Yury Avrutin). Many audio selections and accompanying lyrics along with archives and photos are available.
Offers music reviews, "Ne SpAt'!" magazine, games, "HI-FI & Music", "Esli" Magazine." This site is in Russian only.
Yuri Naumov started his career as a blues artist in Siberia in the 1980s and spent several years of performing "underground" in Russia before deciding to move to the United States - the birthplace of the blues - to rebuild his career. Read about his interesting career, what the critics say, the lyrics to his songs and his concert dates. Audio clips are also available.
This site contains words and music to more than 200 songs from more than 90 Russian films. In addition, numerous real audio files are included. The site is searchable by movie title, by song title, or by audio file.
Vladimir Pekkel has put together lots of great information on "Great Russian Voices" (opera), romantic, folk, pop and rock and roll music in Russia.
This choir, founded in 1983 by at Middlebury College in Vermont, is made up of about 15 men and women of which most are students at the college and most study Russian. Not only does the choir sing The choir repertoire perform liturgical music from the Middle Ages to this century but also, authentic folk music.
An interesting, indepth and well designed site by Ian McDonald covering music between 1917 and 1991.
This site is designed to introduce people to Belorussian music and art and to provide the history of its development from early days to the present.
A collection of information about the music of Karelia, Russia and the world. (In Russian only.)
Everything related to Russian choral music including CDs, sheet music books, monuments - even diction tapes so that native Russian singers can be imitated!
Includes interviews, reviews, news, audio files plus much more about this genre of music in Russia.
A good source for all varieties of Russian music. Orders can be placed on-line.
Provided by the Institute for Commercial Engineering, this site provides information about different Russian music.
This site, in Russian only, provides information about and links to mostly classical composers and music of Russia. (Some of the links are in English.)
Classical selections written during the last 300 years by a wide variety of composers are presented by the Orchestra's site. Biographies of the composers, real audio selections, orchestra news and a CD are also offered.
Simon has put together a collection of several Russian "bards" (amateur authored songs) available in three formats (transliterated Russian, KOI8 and postscript).
SovInformBuro of the Russian Club at MIT has put together an archive of lyrics to Russian songs (in Russian), accessible through the WWW. This collection include bards, pop, folk with a wide assortment of artist's work.
Mazur Media offers varied musical resources of the former Soviet Union including those previously banned. A full list of CDs are offered including their contents and the ability to listen to a selection.
This page allows you to listen to the music of several Russian pop artists and bands online. A few of these include Tatiana Ovsienko, Alena Apina, and the bands "East" and "Lube".
This large, non-profit archive of public-domain texts to Kunstlieder and art songs are from many cultures including Russian (Rachmaninov, Musorgsky, etc.). It was developed and is maintained by Emily Ezust.
Information about this award winning chamber chorus from Gomel, Belarus is provided along with an opportunity to order their works.
Robert Jones has done an excellent job of putting togetherthis site about the great Romantic composer, pianist and conductor, born inOneg, Novgorod, Russia in 1873. Besides biographical information, there isalso information about concerts, festivals, and recordings and other resources.
Deane Merrill and Donn Davy have provided us with information on The Slavyanka Men's Slavic Chorus which regularly presents
The Yale Russian Chorus is an a cappella ensemble composed of members from Yale University and New Haven community. The group's mission is to celebrate the rich music and culture of the former Soviet Union with concerts and recordings.
As a selling agent for TechnoInfo, a classical music publisher in Moscow, they sell Russian editions of Debussy and Scriabin, have a notograph on Russian Orthodox choral music and a large monograph on the history of Russian music in the 20th century.
Old friends of "Friends and Partners", Those Darn Accordians now have their own WWW server. You can sample their work such as the lighthearted song "Lithuania" or find out their concert dates, view the "fashions", read reviews or even talk with other fans.
Considered a creator Modernism in music, Igor Stravinsky is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
This site offers information about the Russian jazz singer Valentina Ponomareva, including biographical information, a complete discography, press comments, and a performance schedule. An online catalog is also featured, so that internet users may order Valentina's cd's. The site may be viewed in English or in Russian.
Find out about this rock festival with US and Russian bands that took place in Vladivostok in September of '96.
This Russian New York City based band's site contains a photo album, news, lyrics, biographies and a message board.
Offers reviews, articles, price lists, ratings,sound clips, and ordering information about new Russian music. The siteis in Russian only.
This large site provides lots of information about current Russian rock music including history, links, recordings and lots of bands such as Center, Obermaneken and Tequilajazzz.
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