Russian Recordings

The Russian recordings collection features over 260 recordings released between 1901 and 1945. Comprised of recordings made by Russian, Soviet, and international labels, this collection serves as a tool for those researching music and history. The collection spans a variety of genres and contains recordings of Russian folk songs, patriotic music, comedy, music from Soviet film, and recordings of more traditional pieces, such as art songs composed by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff. This collection also contains performances by iconic Russian artists such as Feodor Chaliapin, David Medoff, Sergei Lemeschev, Nadezhda Plevitskaya, Alexander Vertinksy, and Pyotr Leschenko.