Note: This song was sung when the village boys were taken into the army. It dates from before the revolution. The content expresses the love of the young man for his native home (garden specifically) and his sorrow that his father wants to have him taken into the army.
About the session: These recordings were made by Alan Lomax at the Radio Moscow with the collaboration of Prof. Anna Vasil'evna Rudyneva (1903–1983).
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