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A Street Musician Plays Katyusha | Катюша

A Street Musician Plays Katyusha | Катюша

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Katyusha is a Soviet Union folk song, which was composed by Matvey Blanter in 1938. The song gained popularity during World War II as a patriotic song. The song is about a Russian lady called Katyusha who stands on a steep riverbank while sending her song to her lover, a soldier serving his country far […]

The Singing Revolution Explained

The Singing Revolution Explained

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I’m Mr. Beat Say it’s 1986, and you wanna get out of the Soviet Union. Well, you could sing your way out. (Huh?) Here’s the story of the only revolution whose defining characteristic was….um, yeah….singing. (Estonian patriotic singing) Alright you all, they get the point. It was the Singing Revolution. (intro) August 23, 1989. Around […]

Isamaa ilu hoieldes // The Singing Revolution in Estonia

Isamaa ilu hoieldes // The Singing Revolution in Estonia

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In 1987 first peacful political protest took place in Tallinn. In June 1988 peopled in Tallinn gathered to a summer celebration concert which erupted to a spontaneous night time Song Festival on the Singing Arena after the authorities forced the people to leave the city center.One day we will win,one way or another!!!In September a […]

How a Spy Changed the Sound of Horror Movies

How a Spy Changed the Sound of Horror Movies

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Have you ever wondered how those sounds became associated with horror films? Sounds are critical to most films– they can help establish a scene’s mood, provide insight into characters, and alert the viewer to important information. There are two major camps of film soundscapes. Sounds that the audience can hear (but the characters on screen […]

Soviet composers #2 – Ostrovsky, Tulikov, Ekimyan (English subtitles)

Soviet composers #2 – Ostrovsky, Tulikov, Ekimyan (English subtitles)

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The red light is on… Yes, the record started. “Talking with my father” Soviet composers: Serafim Tulikov, Alexey Ekimyan and Arkady Ostrovsky Please, tell me which composers did you work with? And which songs did they write specially for you? Ostrovsky Arkady Iliych The next one was Arkady Ilyich Ostrovsky. He came to me after […]

Soviet composers #1 – Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli (English Subtitles)

Soviet composers #1 – Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli (English Subtitles)

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The red light is on… Yes, the record started. “Talking with my father” Soviet composers: Anatoly Novikov and Vano Muradeli Please, tell me which composers did you work with? And which songs did they write specially for you? Novikov Anatoly Grigorievich The first composer who came to me was Novikov His songs -“Oh, roads”, “Vasya-Vasilyok” […]

Soviet composers #3 – Matvey Blanter, part 1: The Dark-Eyed Cossack Girl (English subtitles)

Soviet composers #3 – Matvey Blanter, part 1: The Dark-Eyed Cossack Girl (English subtitles)

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The red light is on… Yes, the record started. “Talking with my father” Soviet composers: Serafim Tulikov, Alexey Ekimyan and Arkady Ostrovsky Please, tell me which composers did you work with? And which songs did they write specially for you? Many Blanter’s songs were performed by the famous Alexandrov ensemble of the Soviet Army But […]

Russian “Winnie-the-Pooh” with English subtitles

Russian “Winnie-the-Pooh” with English subtitles

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“Soyuzmultfilm” Presents “Winnie-the-Pooh” Inspired by A. Milne’s fairy tale Subtitles by Ilya Belkin, www.belkin.ca With original text and new translation Script: Boris Zakhoder, Fedor Khitruk Directed by: Fedor Khitruk Music: Moissei Vainberg Art directors: Vladimir Zuikov, Eduard Nazarov Camera: N. Klimova Sound: George Martynuk Script editor: Raisa Frichinskaya Assistants: V. Gilyarova, T. Dombrovskaya Montage: N. […]

Vera Lynn- we'll meet again with lyrics (british world war II song)

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Cold War शीत युद्ध – दुनिया का इतिहास जानिये – USSR Vs USA – Full analysis – IAS/PSC/UPSC

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