A famous soviet composer David Tukhmanov has wrote this conceptual LP (rare case these days) called something like «By the wave of my memory» where he used only lyrics of poets of the past. It gained a large popularity in USSR despite it was made in non quite popular styles of music such as art-rock and funk a bit, as the first track (sung by Alexander Lerman) shows:
david tukhmanov — herz mein herz 1975.mp3 / Сердце моё сердце
The next track has just beautifulest female vocals by Lyudmila Barykina and it is very expressive too:
david tukhmanov — confusion 1975.mp3 / Смятение
I don’t think I could wonder somebody russian with the release (download it) but it’s a classics stuff anyway and the music remains cool. There were days I used to listen to that LP every day when discovered it in grandma’s flat:)
Today: Давид Тухманов, По волне моей памяти, Александр Лерман, Людмила Барыкина, Гёте, Анна Ахматова.