B A R D - C A F E
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Bard - a poet-singer.
Look into Encyclopedia Britannica Online for the original meaning of the word bard
as well as for the history of its meaning.
Here is an excerpt for those who do not have access to it:
From Merriam-Webster's Collegiate
Bard: a poet, especially one who writes impassioned, lyrical, or
epic verse. Bards were originally Celtic composers of eulogy and satire;
the word came to mean more generally a tribal poet-singer gifted in
composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds.
As early as the 1st century AD, the Latin author Lucan referred to
bards as the national poets or minstrels of Gaul and Britain.
Etymology: Middle English, from Scottish Gaelic & Irish
Date: 15th century
1 a : a tribal poet-singer skilled in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds
b : a composer, singer, or declaimer of epic or heroic verse
2 : POET
- bard.ic /'bär-dik/ adjective
Our local pages:
- Informational pages
- Clubs, Associations, Memorials.
- Collections (texts, audio, photo, ..)
Audio (mostly) Collections
- KSP-page by Dmitry Vasilevsky
(with many audio files).
- Audio-page by Andre Bakulin.
Lots of old songs by Yury Kukin, Alexander Dolsky, Mikhail Nozhkin,
Bulat Okudzhava, Boris Almazov, Viktor Shutilov, Alexey Brunov,
Alexander Vahratimov, Mikhail Treger, Yuli Kim,
"Poslednij Shans", and others.. (in realaudio and mp3)
(some additions in 2002)
- Mikel Lavrentyev's audio
- VRAG Records by Vladimir
- Authors from Central and
Northern Ural (Sverdlovsk aka Ekaterinburg region) by
- Songs by authors from
South Urals (Chelyabinsk region), including Yana
Simon (Bykova), Julia Meshkovaya and others.
- Guest concert at the 50th Annivessary of Moscow PhysTech (MIPT)
Irina Zhukova - author and performer.
Page by Valery Fooksman and Anatoly Georgievskij
- Combined collection of
East Coast Festival (June and October 2001, June and October 2002,
June and October 2003, June and October 2004 )
Audio (from KSPUS)
- Photo gallery
of bards by A.Golyanov
- Festival Photos:
East Coast "Horosho Zhit' na Vostoke":
by Alexandra Barabash
- 8th (June 2002) (by Igor Roshchin)
Photos from concerts (in San Diego, California unless noted differently):
(by Igor Roshchin)
Markman and Shtromilo June 1, 2002
Vikhorev & Poloskin August 10, 2002.
Vadim Pevzner August 24, 2002.
Alexander Nikitin & Pietor Lusvardi August 25, 2002.
March 8, 2003.
March 29, 2003.
Igor Kuz'min and Evgeniya Raizer
"Solo dlya dvoih" May 3, 2003.
December 7, 2003.
April 18, 2004.
April 24, 2004.
Tatyana & Sergey Nikitiny
May 22, 2004.
Vadim Egorov May 14, 2005.
Alexander Baryudin November 13, 2005.
Andrey Kramarenko May 6, 2006
Aleksandr Medvedenko (Dov) May 27, 2006
Kiskachi & Chelyapov June 18, 2006
Alina Simonova August 12, 2006
Nikolay Yakimov & Mikhail Basin
August 20, 2006
Dmitry Kimelfeld and Vladimir Novikov, December 17, 2006
- San Diego concert, March 25, 2007
Dmitry Bogdanov in San Diego
March 31, 2007
Slet "Ah, Zapad"
May 12, 2007
May 14, 2007
Olga Chikina and Grigoriy
October 2, 2007
Tatyana and Sergey Nikitiny
October 5, 2007
Novermber 10, 2007
December 2, 2007
of related links
Different pages use different cyrillic character sets:
KOI-8 and Win-1251, and some ALT (in the ftp collection).
You can get KOI8 drivers/fonts for different systems from
directory of our FTP server, and from
site by Andrey Chernov
Attention: No more than one simulataneous transfer of media
files (mp3, RA, ..) is allowed for each host.
Please respect this rule or your access may be blocked.
Thank you for your understanding!
Внимание: Каждый посетитель может скачивать не более одного аудио-видео
файла в каждый момент времени. Если Вы, или Ваша программа нарушает это
правило, Ваш доступ к нашему серверу может быть заблокирован без
дополнительных предупреждений. Спасибо за понимание!
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materials in an electronic format,
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else, please contact us.
Bar[d]man: Igor Roshchin
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