Russian Folk Music’s Popularity and Historical Importance

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Heard On The Odyssey Series

The performance and proclamation of ethnic music in Russia has enjoyed a long rich tradition that was in the beginning intertwined with various forms of Russian art music. Nevertheless, in the late 19th century Russian ethnic music began to expand its horizon, finding a musical life of its own alongside the ever growing popularity of folkloric choral and instrumental ensembles…

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Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Britny Williams Technical Director

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