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V.V. Andreev – Waltz Daydreams
Vassily Vassilievich Andreev, the creator of the modern balalaika, wrote only 40 pieces or so for the balalaika or balalaika orchestra. Most of them are pure pearls and one of them is waltz Daydreams or “Gryozy” in Russian. This is a very simple and catching melody that would never get out of style. As a tribute to V. V. Andreev I always open my performances with this waltz.