Balakirev, Mily - The Song of the Volga Boatmen sheet music for Unison Choir
Andante q = 72 BPM
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The "Song of the Volga Boatmen" (known in Russian as Эй, ухнем! [Ey, ukhnem!, "yo, heave-ho!"], after the refrain) is a well-known traditional Russian song collected by Mily Balakirev, and published in his book of folk songs in 1866. It was sung by burlaks, or barge-haulers, on the Volga River. Balakirev published it with only one verse (the first). The other two verses were added at a later date. Ilya Repin's famous painting, Barge Haulers on the Volga, depicts such burlaks in Tsarist Russia toiling along the Volga.
|Score Key:||F major (Sounding Pitch) (View more F major Music for Unison Choir )|
|Tempo Marking:||Andante = 72|
|Time Signature:||4/4 (View more 4/4 Music)|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Difficulty:||Easy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience|
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