Websites listing sound resources
National anthems and a good selection of Soviet songs (mp3) on http://www.marxists.org
This online collection of documents was assembled by Ian MacDonald. the British music critic and author (1948-2003). The collection is devoted to the classical music made in the former Soviet empire, or by composers and musicians who were active within its borders between 1917 and 1991.
A website dedicated to Vladimir Vysotsky, a Soviet singer, song-writer, poet and actor who was considered “the voice of the heart of a nation”.
[Old Songbook] A unique online collection of Soviet military and propaganda songs (texts and notes).
Music of Soviet composers. Audio samples area available.
Soviet songs about the Great Patriotic War.
VIA music (Russian: ВИА or Вокально-инструментальный ансамбль, “vocal – instrumental ensemble”), was the official name applied to pop and rock bands in the Soviet Union. Discography database, songs and more on SSSRVIApesni.com.
Soviet songs from 1920’s -1980’s. Online collection of audio records arranged in chronological order.
This great multilingual introductory to the music in the Soviet Union includes material about history, classical music, Jazz, variety and pop music, Russian bards, film soundtracks, rock and roll, and children’s songs.
A great selection of Soviet propaganda songs. Includes lyrics and audio files. Free Mp3 Download.
Из постановления ЦК КПСС 26 июня 1958 г. («Справочник партийного работника», вып. II, 1959, стр. 501–502.).