Note: A. G. Bulanova is a 55 year old female, born in Archangel region, Pinezh district. This recording is from 1944 in the Chamber (Cabinet) of folk music at the Moscow Conservatory. Before her wedding, the orphaned girl asks for a paternal blessing on her father's grave. Bibliography – YE. V. Gippius, "Songs of Pinezh," collection with notes and introduction, Volume P. Moscow, Muzgiz, 1937.
About the session: These are dubs made from magnetic tape and celluloid discs in the Chamber of Folk Music of the Moscow Conservatory. They were originally recorded by Anna Rudyneva. "The majority of songs listed here are not performed now as a part of everyday life, i.e. are not spontaneous." –S.A. Tokaryev.
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