The Red Army Choir – “Kalinka” (Калинка)
Russian folk song
Soloists – Evgeny Belyaev, the conductor is Boris Alexandrov.
The shooting of this clip was made in Kurkino, near Moscow by a German operator, former operator of Hitler in 1965.
This rare and historic program was filmed on location in the former Soviet Union in 1965. The ensemble consisted of about 200 entertainers including a choir and choreographic troupe, who travelled the front lines, entertaining Soviet troops by performing more than 1500 concerts during World War II. This DVD brings to life the essence of Russian music and performance with spectacular singing, dancing and acrobatics.
Folk music of the Soviet Union: the Soviet Army, Chorus, Band and Dance Ensemble performs a wide variety of Russian dances and songs.
This documentary captures a performance featuring over one-hundred singers and dancers showcasing various traditional Russian music and dances.
~ Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide