A few words about the measures of the songs may be considered useful. The following specimens are given by Sakharof in his Pyesni Russkago Naroda 1.
The Khorovod Songs are as follows:--
The "Dance Songs " are usually in one of the following metres;--
Of the Svyatki songs, sung at Christmas, Sakharof gives the following specimens in his Skazaniya Russkago Naroda 1, the work to which such frequent reference has already been made:--
440:1 II. 51-53.
441:1 I. iii. 10