Yevgeny Belyaev sings “Lovely Moonlit Night” (Ничь яка мисячна)
Evgeny Mikhailovich Belyaev (Евгений Михайлович Беляев) sings Ukranian folk song “Lovely Moonlit Night” with the Alexandrov Ensemble, conducted by Boris Alexandrovich Alexandrov, 1965.
“How beautiful is the spring night! how bright the moon! Come and meet me, my love; come but for a little while, and I shall be the happiest man on earth. Look how the mist spreads over the fields–but if you are cold, my love, I shall press you to my heart.”
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
The shooting of this clip was made in Kurkino, near Moscow by a German operator, former operator of Hitler in 1965.