Here is an album of lively Russian music and song. The Ensemble Balalaika come from Voronezh, about 300 miles South of Moscow, near the Don river. They are an award-winning group regularly participating in many international festivals and they have toured Germany, France, the USA, Spain, Great Britain and Tunisia. The ensemble plays original Russian instruments, such as bayan (button accordion), balalaikas, zhaleika (shepherds flute), etc. (described in the booklet).