(1) You can hear every pure delightful twang and warble of every guitar, gadulka, balalaika and harp and in a couple of tracks a clarinet cuts the melody with a compelling slice of romance.(2) We figure that the red instrument on the right is a balalaika .(3) One is a real contrabass balalaika , I brought it from Russia.(4) By the age of 4, he was able to play the balalaika , accordion, and guitar, and by 8, the oboe as well as the trombone and other brass instruments.(5) When his mother dies in the beginning of the story, he looks at her abandoned balalaika and hears what will become the incessant ├ö├ç├┐Lara's Theme.├ö├ç├û(6) A slow opening track, it reflects a reminiscent and reflective mood created by the atmospheric soundscape style of slow balalaika sounding guitars, heavy cymbal use, and acerbic but complementary vocals heard throughout the album.(7) ├ö├ç├┐We will get together to have something like borsch and vodka on the table, have Russian accordion and balalaika and a lot singing,├ö├ç├û she says excitedly.(8) Daniil stroked his balalaika and Eddy sang, the way they always had.(9) It buzzes with life every night, and features a band with a phenomenal balalaika player that has practically everyone on their feet cheering.(10) We joined the ├ö├ç├┐Lev Tolstoy├ö├ç├û ship and were welcomed with a piece of rather horrid salted bread and a glass of vodka, followed by some Russian entertainment featuring virtuoso balalaika playing.(11) The book is a rare collector's edition as it includes an original drawing of Winnie the Pooh in traditional Russian costume playing a balalaika .(12) Now he straightened his embroidered jerkin and fluffed his lace cuffs with a fastidious air, and the strings of the balalaika on his back sang gently as he shrugged.(13) Dr Zhivago comes to mind - there is even a theme identified with the heroine, although played on that ubiquitous mandolin rather than the balalaika .(14) ├ö├ç├┐After the war,├ö├ç├û Brandark murmured, and the balalaika 's soft notes were suddenly dark and discordant.(15) Add 3 teaspoonfuls of Russian nationalism and voila - the balalaika hit the streets in a blaze and haze of string glory.(16) I watched Daniil, as I was sitting down the table from him, as he strummed the balalaika 's strings like stroking a lover's hand.