The Petersburgian composer Alexander Borisovich Shalov created many pieces for the Russian folk instruments, which enjoy their popularity at the concert programmes of both mature and beginning musicians.
This exact collection includes the opuses by A. Shalov himself, so as the transcriptions of the Russian folk songs and urban romances for balalaika and guitar. The arrangements and performing edition were fulfilled by Natalia Shkrebko, laureate of the International D. D. Shostakovich Competition, soloist of the ensemble «Style of the Five» senior lecturer of the St Petersburg Conservatoire.
The collection is offered for executants and students of all the levels. The translations of musical indications are at your disposal.
MY RING, THE GILDED ONE. Russian folk song. Arrangement and performing edition by N. Shkrebko (Music text example)
AS ON THE HILL IT WAS. Russian folk song. Arrangement and performing edition by N. Shkrebko
CRANBERRY AND RASPBERRy. Variations to the folk song’s theme. Transcription by Ye. Stetsuk. Performing edition by N. Shkrebko
P. Bulakhov. SHINE, SHINE, MY STAR. Romance. Performing edition by N. Shkrebko
B. Baron. AS THE WEEPING WILLOWS ARE SLUMBERING. Old Russian Romance. Arrangement and performing edition by N. Shkrebko
AS I AM THE YOUNG LASSIE. Russian folk song. Arrangement and performing edition by N. Shkrebko