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“Not then, that somewhere people would be horrified ...”

“Not then, that somewhere people would be horrified ...”

This is a line from a new song by my countryman, folk bard Igor Rasteryaev. She made the most powerful, indelible impression on me with her glibness and simplicity. Of course, rather it is not a song, but poems to the music. But what a power!

A larger number of Igor's verses have a powerful character. His songs reflect a simple, rural life which still lives a large number of Russians (Unknown "Combineers"). He also touches on the topical problems of our society in his texts: losing our roots to oblivion (“Yermak”). Forgetting the feats of the people and individual heroes (“St. George Ribbon”, “Song about Yura Prishnepny”). A great place in his work is occupied by longing for his small homeland, the colorful Don nature (“Rakovka”, “Ursa Bear”, “Merry”, and so on). All this is just the tip of his works.

Let's return to his new brainchild. I think the song "Kurgan" is very important in modern times. In it, he touches a large number of important points as in storiestelling on behalf of the German soldier. So it is in modern times: grieving at the loss of veterans and the departure of an entire era with them. He is also concerned about the gradual exhaustion of hope for a peaceful future. By itself, the whole verse is filled with biting expressions and turns.

And here I want to present it to you for review.

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  1. Saburov
    Saburov April 7 2014 07: 38
    Good guy!!!
    1. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich April 7 2014 08: 25
      I was on the Barrow in 1978 ... and my grandfather in 1943 ...
    2. Vasya Ivanov
      Vasya Ivanov April 7 2014 08: 26
      Good songs, not a day passes, that would not listen.
      Strong energy comes from them.
  2. sasha.28blaga
    sasha.28blaga April 7 2014 07: 41
    I know several of his songs: Combiners, The Road and about the warriors, but I haven’t heard the others, where can I hear?
    1. fantast
      fantast April 7 2014 07: 53
      Of Igor Rasteryaev website:
      You can listen here
    2. Zhaman-Urus
      Zhaman-Urus April 7 2014 07: 57
      in YouTube. Clips taken on a mobile by Lyokha Lyakhov, his friend, are stronger than all the husks on music channels, and the texts must be taught at school.
    3. Afinogen
      Afinogen April 7 2014 07: 58
      Quote: sasha.28blaga
      I know several of his songs: Combiners, The Road and about the warriors, but I haven’t heard the others, where can I hear?

      I liked the combiners.

      1. Vladimirets
        Vladimirets April 7 2014 08: 38
        Quote: Athenogen
        I liked the combiners.

        "St. George's Ribbon" is generally a powerful thing. good
    4. ICT
      ICT April 7 2014 08: 05
      Quote: sasha.28blaga
      but I haven’t heard the others, where can I hear?

      type in YouTube

      Collection - "Igor Rasteryaev. Russian road
    5. Duke
      Duke April 7 2014 20: 33
      Here is another song.
  3. platitsyn70
    platitsyn70 April 7 2014 07: 41
    Russian soldier and that’s it.
  4. uralets81
    uralets81 April 7 2014 07: 44
    theme song
  5. ken
    ken April 7 2014 07: 51
    I like his song "Russian Road"
  6. asar
    asar April 7 2014 07: 54
    WELL DONE! Bravo! May our land not become scarce with talents! And our soldier is the most persistent! About Russia, Russia all "stumbled" when others surrendered!
  7. parus2nik
    parus2nik April 7 2014 07: 55
    We wake up, this is the main thing!
  8. Zhaman-Urus
    Zhaman-Urus April 7 2014 07: 56
    I watched and cried ... This is the real bard, that is, a singer from the people who sings for the PEOPLE, and not that curly culinary specialist. I don’t know the words about the last veteran. Do we ever really see the last on Red Square on Mamaev or in the square of a small town? so it will be and tears flow from this.
  9. Aleks tv
    Aleks tv April 7 2014 07: 59
    ... Combiners, Russian Road, Daisies, Cossack ...
    Wonderful songs by Igor.

    To the author of the article - thank you for talking about I. Rasteryayev.

  10. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN April 7 2014 08: 01
    Well done! The present time has not "ruined"!good
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  12. Zomanus
    Zomanus April 7 2014 08: 06
    Yeah. Yesterday I scanned the book of my grandfather's Red Army. Diplomas, award sheets. And then I suddenly realized that here it is what I have read about from other alternativeists at Ivakin. That is, here I look at the real part of military history.
  13. alex47russ
    alex47russ April 7 2014 08: 12
    Keep it up!!! good
  14. fantast
    fantast April 7 2014 08: 14
    Here they are real Russian boys! Glory to you !!!
  15. mabuta
    mabuta April 7 2014 08: 15
    Igor is the right guy! These are the ones we lack. And the most interesting thing is that I recently heard his accordion on the student’s phone, in the bus. So he found a path to the heart of youth. Young man!
  16. Ilja 22
    Ilja 22 April 7 2014 08: 19
    Well done !!! all his songs are wonderful, correct !!
  17. ya.seliwerstov2013
    ya.seliwerstov2013 April 7 2014 08: 25
    Just Grateful For Creativity !! And I never dreamed of hearing or learning about the existence of such specialists !! Honor and praise to you Igor. Wish you creative successes !!! P, S. Regarding the views of the Germans on the events VOV: I finished watching the three serial film of the German director "Our Mothers, Our Fathers" in 2013. Reminds of Stalingrad taken by the Germans, it seems in 1993. Highly recommend.
  18. Giant thought
    Giant thought April 7 2014 08: 33
    God grant that the author creates something else like that. People already yearned for good creativity, which takes for the soul.
  19. Cossacks
    Cossacks April 7 2014 08: 43
    This is a concrete contribution to patriotic education. My respect to the author.
  20. Anper
    Anper April 7 2014 08: 44
    From Ukraine. The most important thing that Igor Rasteryaev was able to inherit from Russian folk songs and then develop was life affirmation. From his songs I don’t want to wind up a snot on my fist, but to do something good and useful. And without any personal profit.
  21. moremansf
    moremansf April 7 2014 08: 58
    The talents among the people have not yet run out ...
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  23. pv1005
    pv1005 April 7 2014 10: 40
    It’s time for a real RUSSIAN MUSIC to BECOME THE TITLE OF A FOLK ARTIST. Although in fact he has long been.
  24. Achilles Pyatkin
    Achilles Pyatkin April 7 2014 11: 47

    it's time, it's time
  25. Luga
    Luga April 7 2014 11: 48
    There is some sincerity and honesty in this guy.

    A huge request, Igor, do not go to the first channel, sing as it is now, for people and not for loot. You cannot earn all the money, but you can lose yourself.
  26. Rusin Dima
    Rusin Dima April 7 2014 12: 33
    This is VERSE - I cried, there is nothing more to say
    1. Vorodis_vA
      Vorodis_vA April 7 2014 13: 55
      Yes, at least for the first, the main idea is correct, how cattle loyalty is needed with Soviet cinema, but patriotism went through the roof, and Rasteryaev is an actor, theater and film actor, and music is a hobby