Troika Balalaikas - Program
Dave Cooper - prima balalaika, domra, vocals
Tosca Po Rodine - Dreaming of Homeland
Katyusha - Katherine
Russian Carousel Victor Dmitriev
Pri Dolinushke - Near the Valley Arr. A. Shalov
Oy Chorna Ya Vsi Chorna - Oh you dark-eyed girl.
Gari, Gari! Burn, Burn, Gypsy Love!
The Hills of Manchuria
American March - arr. V. Andreev
Yablachka - Russian Sailor's Dance. From the Gliere's Red Poppy
Marusia - Traditional Cossack song.
Ural Mountain Dance - Traditional dance melody
Kak Pad Yablonkoi – Under the Apple Tree
Hungarian Csdardas - Featuring Valerie Poimenov on bayan
Balalaika Solo – Featuring Dave Cooper on prima balalaika
Ruski Na Pyevie (Russian Songs), followed by Zagrai, Moya Valinka (Play My Bagpipe)
Romanian Rhapsody (The Lark) Ionesco
Korobeiniki – The Peddlar’s Pack
Theme from Dr. Zhivago
Dve Guitari - Two Guitars
Vo Kuznitze - At the Blacksmith's shop.
Formed in 1978 in San Francisco, the Troika Balalaikas are now based in Atlanta with founding member Lynn McConnell and current members, Dave Cooper, Gregory Carageorge, and Simo Tesla. The ensemble has toured extensively across the United States and Canada and has produced three recordings.
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