Music


In this section you can listen to the songs of different genres (in the MP3 format) performed by Leonid Kharitonov.



Dark-Eyed Cossack Girl Cliff

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Shine, Shine, My Star Along the Peterskaya

 

FOLK SONGS:


 
 

Vasya-Vasilyok

Music – A. Novikov, Lyrics – C. Alimov
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov, Duet with Ivan Bukreev, 1965

 
 

Along the Peterskaya

Russian Folk Song
Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments of Radio and Television, Conductor N. Nekrasov

 
 

Here’s the Mail Coach-and-Three Rushing

Russian Folk Song, Lyrics – L. Trefolev
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1988

 
 

My Joy Lives There

Russian Folk Song, Music and Lyrics – M. Shishkin
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1988

 
 

The Legend about 12 Robbers

Russian Folk Song, Poem by N. Nekrasov
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1988

 
 

Pasties with Cheese

Ukrainian Folk Song
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

Stenka Razin

Russian Folk Song, Lyrics – D. Sadovnikov
Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments of Radio and Television, Conductor N. Nekrasov

 
 

When I Served as a Mail Coachman

Old “Coachman’s Song” with lyrics by L. Trefolev
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1988

 
 

Beast Horses

Gypsy Song, Music – M. Blanter, Lyrics – I. Selvinsky
Live recording of the concert at the House of Workers in the Arts, Moscow.
Accompanist: Galina Preobrazhenskaya

 
 

Not the Autumnal Fine Rain

Russian Folk Song, Music – M. Glinka, Lyrics – A. Delvig
Vocal Octet accompanied by the Ensemble of Russian Folk Instruments led by E. Misailov, 1972

 
 

A Storm was Raging

Russian Folk Song, Lyrics – K. Rileev
Vocal Octet accompanied by the Ensemble of Russian Folk Instruments led by E. Misailov, 1972

 
 

At the Draw-Well

Russian Folk Song, Music – A. Chernyavsky
Ensemble of Russian Folk Instruments led by E. Misailov, 1972

 
 

The Cliff (Utyos)

Music – A. Rashevsky, Lyrics – A. Navrotsky
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Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov. Debut as a soloist. Live recording of the concert at the Kremlin Palace of Congresses, April 22, 1965.

 
 

Dark-Eyed Cossack Girl

Music – M. Blanter, Lyrics – I. Selvinsky
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Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov. Very rare version recorded in 1971.

 
 

Black Raven

Russian Folk Song
Vocal Octet accompanied by the Ensemble of Russian Folk Instruments led by E. Misailov, 1972

 
 

Yo, heave ho! (Ej, Uhnem!)

Russian Folk Song
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Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov, 1965

 
 

Oh, Nastasiya

Russian Folk Song
Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments of Radio and Television, Conductor N. Nekrasov

 
 
 

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OLD RUSSIAN ROMANCE SONGS:

(A genre unique to Russian music similar to the ballad.)


 
 

Shine, Shine, My Star

Music – P. Bulakhov, Lyrics – V. Chuevskov
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Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 

I Leave for the Road on My Own

Folk Music, Poem – M. Lermontov. Song before the Duel
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1991

 
 

Lamentably Moaning

Gypsy Romance, Music – D. Mikhailov, Lyrics – A. Pugachev
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1988

 
 

Do Not Awaken My Memories

Music – P. Bulakhov, Lyrics – Davidov
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 

To You, My Friend

Very rare old Romance, Music – V. Kruchinin, Lyrics – unknown author
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 

Only Once

Music – B. Fomin, Lyrics – P. German
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 

The Beggar

Music – A. Alyabev, Lyrics – P. Beranzhe, Translation – D. Lensky
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Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1991

 
 

The Street

Music – A. Dubuque, Lyrics – unknown author
Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 

Coachman, Don’t Rush the Horses!

Music – Y. Feldman, Lyrics – N. Ritter
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Osipov State Academic Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments, Conductor N. Kalinin, 1986

 
 
 

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OPERATIC ARIAS:


 

 

Aria of Ivan Susanin

Audio clip from the opera “Life for the Tsar” by M. I. Glinka (1836). Libretto by Baron G. Rosen.
First classical Russian national opera. The action takes place in 1612.
Piano – Galina Boldin, 1988

 

 

Night Parade

Music – M. Glinka, Lyrics – V. Zhukovsky.
Piano – Galina Boldin, 1974

 

 

Song about The Flea

This song was written by M. P. Mussorgsky in 1879. The words are from Goethe’s poem “Faust” (song of Mephistopheles in Auerbach’s cellar.) Translation by A. N. Strugovshchkov.
Piano – Lyudmila Nikolaeva

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PATRIOTIC SONGS:


 
 

Alarm Bells of Buchenwald

Music – V. Muradel, Lyrics – A. Sobolev
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 

The Ballad about Russian Boys, (originally For the Sake of Future Days)

Music – A. Novikov, Lyrics – L. Oshanin
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov
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Gray Hair

Music – A. Ekimyan, Lyrics – F. Laube
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

Homeland

Music – S. Tulikov, Lyrics – U. Polukhin
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

I Love You, Life

Music – E. Kolmanovsky, Lyrics – K. Vanshenkin
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 

John Reed Walks Through Petrograd

Music – A. Novikov, Lyrics – M. Vershinin
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov, 1970

 
 

Memory of the Heart

Music – I. Luchenok, Lyrics – M. Yasen’
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 

Minute of Silence

Music – B. Alexandrov, Lyrics – S. Ostrovoy
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

My Fatherland

Music – O. Feltsman, Lyrics – L. Oshanin
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

Peacefighter’s Song

Music – M. Muradel, Lyrics – V. Kharitonov
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 

Soldiers are My Heroes

Rare Soviet Patriotic Song
Choir and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theater

 
 

Son of the Fatherland

Music – S. Tulikov, Lyrics – V. Lazarev
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

Son of Russia

Music – S. Tulikov, Lyrics – V. Kharitonov
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 

Song about the Homeland

Music – M. Dunayevsky, Lyrics – V. Lebedev-Kumach
Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor Boris Alexandrov

 
 

Song about the Volga River

Music – B. Mokroysov, Lyrics – S. Ostrovoy
The Television Variety Orchestra directed by Karamyshev

 
 

The Veterans Don’t Grow Old in Their Souls

Music – S. Tulikov, Lyrics – Y. Belinsky
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1999

 
 

War Isn’t Over Yet

Music – V. Muradel, Lyrics – M. Andronov
Vocal Group and Instrumental Ensemble of the Alexandrov Ensemble, Conductor V. Korobko, 1989

 
 
 

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