The Karelian Folk Music Ensemble
Ingrian Folk Songs
This unique release chronicles the traditional musical styles of Ingria, the
region of St. Petersberg, Russia, and roughly 70 kilometers surrounding it.
The 22 tracks all date from the mid-19th to the early 20th century and are
performed in traditional style, with all lyrics sung in Ingrian or Karelian.
The CD booklet includes song translations and a history of the region. Also
available: "The Karelian Folk Music Ensemble" (all-instrumental).
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