Considers the Russian folk lyric in the social and historical context in which it was produced. This work presents the customs of Russian peasant life expressed through the ritual of song. In addition to the editor's notes to the text and songs, it supplies a bibliography of Propp's sources as well as a selected bibliography.
Provides a basis for understanding the ethnomusicological principles of Russian folk song. In addition to his discussion of the various categories, Prokhorov includes a generous selection of songs arranged for voice and piano, together with texts and translations of the song texts. Anyone interested in this rich repertory of folk song, whether as teacher, singer, or music lover, will find this a rewarding collection.
Cites nearly 900 works written in, or translated into, English that contain significant information or ideas about women or gender. Includes encyclopedia and journal articles, bibliographies, histories, poetry, autobiographies, dissertations, and works of sociology and psychology. Arranged in chronological sections stretching from the ancient period, through the empire and revolutions, to the end of the Soviet Union in 1991. The annotations are descriptive. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Twenty-five traditional folk songs, plus 19 songs written in the folk style by 20th-century composers such as Shostakovich, Knipper, and Zakharov. Each of the songs appears with a vocal line, full piano accompaniment, and guitar chords. The lyrics are shown in the original Cyrillic, in transliteration, and in an English translation.
Russian poetry by Associate Professor Department of Slavic Languages and Literature Evelyn Bristol