Top best songs from Soviet cartoons: Part 1
Songs from Soviet cartoons are still remembered and loved, despite their considerable age and constantly changing musical trends ... At the same time, these bright and clean compositions delight not only the mature generation of listeners, but also modern children who watch cartoons with interest masterpieces of the Soviet Union! In a word - these melodies will live for more than one generation, that's for sure! Nevertheless, today we will remember the most famous, most popular ... The best songs from Soviet cartoons! Caution: causes pleasant nostalgia and sadness for a bygone childhood...
Oh, the hour has finally come (from m / f Dog in boots)
This amazing song perfectly complemented the cartoon "Dog in Boots", released in 1981 as an animated musical film. By the way: “Dog in Boots” was created based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas “The Three Musketeers” (in fact, this is not difficult to guess anyway).
Contrary to popular belief, the song “Oh, that hour has finally come” is performed here not by Mikhail Boyarsky, but by Nikolai Karachentsov! This man also performed dozens of wonderful songs for other domestic cartoons and films ...
What will you call the yacht (from the film The Adventures of Captain Vrungel)
And this cult song from childhood in an instant conjures up images of Captain Vrungel, his senior assistant Loma and sailor Fuchs ... Recall that their yacht is called "Trouble", which has a rather ironic meaning in this case ...
The composition “What will you name the yacht” was brilliantly performed by Zinoviy Efimovich Gerdt, People’s Artist of the Soviet Union, theater and film actor (with the participation of the Jazz Ensemble of the Kiev Variety Theater led by Alexander Shapoval).
Troubadour (from m / f Bremen town musicians)
This is another wonderful song that evokes warm memories of childhood… It was performed by Gennady Gladkov and Elmira Zherzdeva. Let's listen:
In general, The Bremen Town Musicians is one of the brightest and most musical cartoons from childhood! Therefore, we will remember the songs from this animated creation more than once today ...
The morning begins (from m / f Scarecrow-Meow)
And this is one of the most positive songs (you will not hear this today)! See for yourself:
“Morning begins, begins.
The city smiles, smiles ... "
Chunga-changa (from movie Katerok)
The song about "Chungu-changa" has long become the personification of a carefree childhood ... It sounds performed by Anatoly Gorokhov and Aida Vedischeva.
The name of the song is the idea of Yuri Entin! Now "Chunga-changa" is so closely associated with him that the use of this word for advertising purposes without the consent of the author himself is illegal! The most interesting thing is that this composition was criticized for being "unpatriotic". Although Entin is no stranger: as the poet himself said, almost all of his songs succumbed to criticism ...
Who goes to visit in the morning (from the movie Winnie the Pooh)
"Winnie the Pooh" is still one of the most popular Soviet cartoons! And the famous “Who visits in the morning” is a warm reminder of childhood…
The words of the song belong to Boris Vladimirovich Zakhoder, and the music belongs to Moisei Samuilovich Weinberg.
We stopped by for an hour (from the film The Bremen Town Musicians)
And again "The Bremen Town Musicians"! This time with his most famous hit "We stopped by for an hour":
The song was composed by Yuri Sergeevich Entin and Gennady Gladkov. By the way: today “We stopped by for an hour” is included in the list of the best children's songs! When it first sounded from the screens, it instantly became a big hit for kids and schoolchildren!
Blue wagon (from film Cheburashka)
The authors of this children's hit were the Soviet composer Vladimir Shainsky and the poet Eduard Uspensky (who is also the author of the fairy tale "Crocodile Gena and his friends"). By the time the song was written, Ouspensky was already quite famous, however, as in the case of Entin, the poet was repeatedly criticized. Basically - for the "lack of pioneering traits" in their characters.
The lyrics of the song are simple: it teaches to leave the past in the past and believe only in the best in the future! The composition was performed by Vladimir Ferapontov. As for the name, everything is also very simple here: in those years, in many amusement parks, the wagons of children's railways were painted exactly blue!
Antoshka (from the film Merry Carousel)
Surely everyone remembers the cartoon about the lazy Antoshka, who did not want to dig potatoes!
Let's go dig potatoes!"
The composition was performed by the children's choral studio "Sputnik". The words were written by Yuri Entin, and the music by Vladimir Shainsky.
In every little child (from the cartoon Beware of the monkey)
The famous cartoon about naughty monkeys was created according to the scenario of the children's writer Grigory Oster. And who would have thought that the main song for it - "In every little child" - was recorded by the Time Machine group with soloist Oksana Shabina!
Tell me, Snow Maiden! (from m / f Well, wait a minute)
Today, in the era of digital technology, Soviet cartoons are almost never watched ... But in vain! For example, the animated series "Well, wait a minute" is one of the best of its kind! You can say it's Tom and Jerry, only in Russian... The famous composition about the Snow Maiden is performed by Klara Rumyanova and Anatoly Papanov.
From a smile (from m / f Little Raccoon)
This legendary song sounds at the onset of the morning, when Little Raccoon and his friend Monkey go and sing:
“A gloomy day is brighter from a smile,
From a smile in the sky, a rainbow will wake up ... "
Mammoth song (from m / f Mom for a mammoth)
After the release of the cartoon, "Mammoth Song" by Vladimir Shainsky gained popularity more than once! She is often included in TV shows and the like. It is considered the unofficial anthem of children who grow up without parents ...
It is noteworthy that the cartoon itself was accepted by the art commission only after the famous song was included in it!
Lives well in the world Winnie the Pooh (from m / f Winnie the Pooh)
A carefree Winnie the Pooh song that just lifts your spirits every time you hear it:
"Winnie the Pooh lives well in the world,
That’s why he sings these songs out loud!”
There is nothing better in the world! (from m / f Bremen town musicians)
And we will close our list with the legendary song of the Bremen Town Musicians “There is nothing better in the world!”
The song tells about the value of friendship, that there is nothing better in the world than to be together with friends! The composition was first performed by Oleg Anofriev. The author is Yuri Entin.