Dark-Eyed Cossack Girl (1942)
Red Army Chorus. Music: Matvei Blanter. Lyrics: Il’ia Sel’vinskii
Budennyi Meets the Cossacks (1941)
Moscow Boys’ Chorus. Music: V. Soloviev-Sedoi; Lyrics: A. Churkin
Description: Budennyi’s own Cossack origins, and his close connection with Cossack units during the Civil War, made him a favorite figure in state-produced mass culture that accompanied the rehabilitation of the Cossackry.
Song of the Don (1938)
Petr Kirichek. Music: I. Dzerzhinskii; Lyrics: A. Churkin
Description: Song of the Don Cossacks from the opera ‘Virgin Soil Upturned’, based on a Mikhail Sholokhov novel.