Ivan Rebroff - The very best of
These two CDs were produced for the BBC to go with the BBC Radio 2 programme "Ivan Rebroff, The Russian
Bear from Berlin"
Please tell me if I have got some of the languages wrong here, because unlike Ivan I am not fluent in six languages!
Unless you count C++, 6502 etc. :-)
Chimes (Abendglocken) low notes(164K) high notes(202K).
A good show of his range, but with a severe lack of consonants! Scarily, someone has done a house version of this
Zyganka (Spiel Zigeuner). A traditional, whirling tune.
- , Song of the Volga Boatmen (Lied der Wolgaschlepper).
Sombre traditional tune.
my love (Theme from Dr. Zhivago). A ballad.
Nagila. Jewish staple.
Man River extract(144K). American spiritual about the Mississippi.
- Im Tiefen
Keller. Treated light-heartedly.
- Two White
Doves (Zwei Weisse Wolken). Ballad.
- La Calunnia
(Verleumdungsarie) - from "The barber of Seville". Opera.
A more recent song celebrating the opening up of Russia.
- Ach Natascha.
A whirling Russian tune in German.
Alter Don. Another peon to a river.
the way from Petersburg to Novgorod. A ballad, but with James Bond balalaikas?!
Eyes (Otschi Tschornyie) (Swartz Augen). Sweeping tune.
Patrol (Pojuschko-Polje). A stirring, galloping song.
Nam Gorje (Unbekemmert). A reflective song with a Spanish guitar background, that gets faster.
This compact disk is © 1991 MOIDART Music Group Ltd. Licensed from Elisar Records, Offenburg, Germany.
Code MDMCD 001. Barcode 5-022818-194608 also available as BBCCD 778. Information reproduced for review purposes.
Please note that I am just a fan and not in any way related to Elisar Records or any company that supplies his
records. Please contact your local record store or Elisar Records if you wish to buy Ivan Rebroff's CDs.
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