Soviet composers #1 – Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli

“Soviet composers #1 – Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli” – This is the 1st episode of the series (with English subtitles) and is dedicated to some famous Soviet composers. Leonid Mikhailovich Kharitonov will talk about his creative collaboration with the composers of Soviet patriotic songs – Anatoly Novikov (such songs as “Vasya-Vasilek”, “John Reed walks along Petrograd”, “The Ballad About Russian Boys”) and Vano Muradeli (such songs as “The War Is Not Over Yet”, “The Alarm Bells of Buchenwald”).
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“Song of the Volga Boatmen” HQ – Leonid Kharitonov & The Red Army Choir (1965)

Leonid Kharitonov and the Russian Red Army Choir perform the Russian folk song “Ej Uhnem!” (“The Song of the Volga Boatmen” or “Yo, Heave Ho!”), with English subtitles.

NOTE! High Quality video. This version presents better colors, better resolution and better sound. This is the best quality of the video recording available so far.

BBC Radio Program about The Red Army Choir!

The admins are excited to announce that the Alexandrov Ensemble will be featured in an upcoming broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Several songs will be featured to include Leonid Kharitonov’s soloist debut performance of The Cliff. The program will be broadcast on the 4th of December and should be available online to many fans via live stream. Click here for more details.