:: Title :: Malanjya Abramovna
:: Genre :: ballad, lyric song, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified women [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Mordoviya (Russia)
:: Language :: Moksha
:: Culture :: Finnic, Mordvin, Moksha
:: Session :: Mordva 8/64
:: Date :: 08/1964
:: Reference Information :: T1703.0, Track 5 (00:02:28)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are dubbed recordings collected and given to Alan Lomax by Mr. Georgii Ivanovich Suraev-Korolev. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Same choir and same leader as T1702 R06 and T1703 R04.
0 - Original notes read: "Recorded in 1961 in the settlement "Krasnyi", Mel'tsanskii district, Republic of Mordoviia'. Malanjya stole a coachman's bell to sell it and thus help her father to pay enormous tzarist taxes. People both blame and justify her for her behaviour." [Source: Tape Notes]
:: Collection :: Soviet Union 1964

 

 

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