Talking About Music in Russian
This lesson will teach you some of the Russian music words you need to know – just listen to the audio for the correct pronunciation and practice saying the Russian words and phrases aloud.
Being able to talk about music in Russian is a great way to start a conversation with a native Russian speaker – after all, music is a universal language!
Perhaps you’re traveling in a Russian-speaking country and you want to buy some Russian music – how would you ask for what you want in Russian?
Let's check out this lesson on talking about music in Russian.
Talking about music in Russian
У вас есть CD с классической музыкой?
Oo vas est’ CD s klassichiskai moozykai?
Do you sell classical music CDs?
You might notice a couple of interesting (or puzzling!) points here. The word for "music" becomes feminine in Russian! This is because Russian has distinctions for every single name or noun, and all of them are either masculine, feminine or neuter in gender.
Weird, but absolutely true! Here are some useful words when listening to music at home, in the car or at a concert.