Eugen Doga | Wooden Russia

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Wooden Russia

by Eugen Doga

The motives of Russian music - the world of wooden houses, melodies balalaika and accordion, voice of the shepherd...
Genre: Folk: Modern Folk
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Tavern
2:25 $0.99
2. Gymnasium Pupils
3:00 $0.99
3. Psaltery Player
2:18 $0.99
4. Fate
1:46 $0.99
5. In Guests
2:19 $0.99
6. A Lone Traveller
1:50 $0.99
7. At Outskirts of the Village
1:46 $0.99
8. Folk Dance
2:22 $0.99
9. Girlfriend
3:33 $0.99
10. Girlish Dreams
2:20 $0.99
11. Dreams
2:23 $0.99
12. At the Gates
1:07 $0.99
13. Grandpa and Grandma
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Album Notes
Since my youth I’ve been fascinated by Russian music with its broadness, lyricism, multi-vocalism, authenticity. I got acquainted with Russian peasant life later on, during my tours around the central European part of Russia, the Cisuralian area, Western Siberia and even the Far North. It’s marvelous the unity of small wooden house architecture with its carved ornamental shutters and of the sinuous melodic turns of the accordion or the bayan, the lonely reverberating voice of a shepherd and the rhythmic strumming of the balalaika. I had the desire to spiritually unite with this still not lost world of wooden, not stone, Russia which I hope still dwells inside each one of us. The motifs of Russian music are inspired by the wooden houses, the balalaika and the bayan melodies, and the voice of a shepherd…
Eugen Doga

Eugen Doga wrote music for such movies as “Lautary”, “Queen of the Gypsies”, “A Hunting Accident”, “Anna Pavlova”, “Maria Mirabela”, “Dormitory Offered for Singles” and others. The waltz written for the movie “A Hunting Accident “, became widely known and was performed at the opening of two Olympic Games – in 1980 and 2014. Altogether he wrote music scores for more than 200 movies.

The song “My white city” became the official anthem of the Moldovan capital of Chisinau.
The song “I dreamed the sound of rain” was written thanks to the cosmonaut V. Sevastyanov and became the favorite song of cosmonauts.
He had a non-stop active concert and social life, created in Chisinau the Music salon “Eugen Doga”, which goal was to unite people through art and communication.
He received the following awards: People's Artist of the USSR, a laureate of the State Prize of the USSR, Commendatore “Stars of Romania”, the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, the Order “Danaker”, among others. Academician of several academies. About his 8 books were written and 5 movies made.
Two waltzes by Eugen Doga are included in the top 200 best classical works of all time.
In honor of Eugen Doga a minor planet was named – №10504 Doga.



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