Song of the Volga Boatmen (Balakirev, Mily)

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Work Title Song of the Volga Boatmen
Alternative. Title Зй, ухнемъ! ; Бурлацкая ; Ey, ukhmem! ; Russiches Volkslied ; He, uch-la ! ; Gesang der Wolgabootschlepper
Composer Balakirev, Mily
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
First Publication. 1866 in A Collection of Popular Russian Songs (No.40)
Librettist Traditional
Language Russian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano (arr)
External Links Wikipedia article (on the folksong)
Extra Information Balakirev's setting arranged by at least three others

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This song has been transcribed and expanded upon by various composers and jazzmen, as explained on Wikipedia.