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Viryavakay - Oh mother, protectress of the forest! songs and melodies of the Mordva. - Various Artist

CAT. #: CDPAN2035

Price: $9.98

Pan CD 2035

This CD features the musical art of the Mordvin peasants in the Volga region of Central Russia. Many of the Mordva dance tunes on this CD played on the fiddle, balalaika, accordion and recorder (vyashkema) convey some of the atmosphere of the old nation al customs connected with the Agrarian calendar. Lyric songs are an outstanding part of the Mordva singing tradition. A number of songs are affiliated with popular history. 71+ min.

Pan Records is an excellent world music label from the Netherlands. We have a few of their CDs left in our warehouse and are selling them on a first come, first serve basis.