Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Gypsy Find: Russian Gypsy Dance-Barynya

The Russian music, dance and song ensemble Barynya, established in the year 1991 in New York City, is a world renowned group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya presents Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Jewish and Russian Gypsy traditional dancing, music, songs, and virtuoso performances on instruments including the balalaika, garmoshka (Russian folk button accordion), balalaika contrabass, bayan accordion, Gypsy guitar, violin, and the domra.

 Barynya has been invited to perform at some of the most prestigious cultural venues in the United States, including Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the Smithsonian Institute of America in Washington D.C., the United Nations in New York, and the Russian Embassy in Washington D.C.

Here they perform the traditional Gypsy Dance called "Two Guitars".....I SOOOO wish I can see them......





4 comments:

Bleudelavande said...

Their performances must be wonderful! I love this kind of music!!!
Have a nice day

Jacqueline said...

It looks a wonderful spectacle. Such colour and, I could imagine, such a passionate performance. The photographs are stunning and have such movement. XXXX

Susan said...

Oooooooh, Gypsy. I would lOVE to see them. Loved the UTube video you added on your blog. Thanks for doing that. They look like marvelous performers. Sincerely, Susan

Catharina Maria said...

Hallo Gypsy Purple thanks for your visit on my blog !
Do you know that my e-mail address is gypsycatharina@gmail.com ?
I love also these gypsy things !
Love from Catharina ,
the Netherlands

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