Tumbalalayka

for mixed chorus a cappella

Tumbalalayka is one of the most performed and beloved Yiddish folksongs. This choral setting employs the use of instrument-like sounds imitating the strumming of the balalayka, a Russian folk instrument similar to a guitar, and contrasts the upbeat “Tumbalalayka” refrain with dark harmonic colors and occasional smooth polyphonic textures. This Tumbalalayka arrangement has been performed in the US, Australia, France, Italy, Japan, Romania and other countries around the world. It is included on French vocal quartet Quatour Aesthesis’ 2022 CD O Do Not Move. Endorsed by Project Encore

SKU: SWM-013 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Voicing:SATB
Descriptive Tags:Fun, Jewish, Project : Encore
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Language:Yiddish
Sacred or Secular:Secular
Duration:1-5 Minutes

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