Music With The Russian Accent

A clip of the Russian folk string quartet Skaz performing Brahms’s Hungarian Dance.

When I was growing up®, there was an old guy “Uncle Kolya” playing balalaika on the street for some change near my house. He sounded a lot like this.

Update: This post was published long time ago, so I am adding a new amazing clip by Aleksei Arkhipovskiy called “Hurdy Gurdy“:

 

  • I travel for JOOLS

    Took me back to Dr. Zhivago, one of my all time favorites