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Song of the Volga Boatmen Help Opus Details
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This Russian folk-song was sung by the men who hauled barges along the river Volga. In English, the words are "yo, heave ho". It was collected by Balakirev, who published it in his book of folk-songs in 1866. It is not truly in the key of A minor indicated by its key signature, as it is in the Phrygian mode, whose scale starts and ends on E.
Category: Folk Song Solo Featuring Piano Traditional Period
Time Signature 4 /4 Key Signature   A Minor Play MP3 using player below.

1    Main theme "Yo heave ho".
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