Bulgarian National Radio Folk Song Ensemble – the Chorale in the Opening Stage of Its Creation

This study’s main objective is focused on pointing out Bulgarian National Radio Folk Song Ensemble’s work priorities, laying particular emphasis on the chorale in the opening stage of its creation, covering a period of twenty years or so (1952 -1973). Based on numerous documents and records from the Bulgarian National Radio archives found out by the author, as well as on some publications, there has been constructed a clear system in the differentiation of several periods in the Ensemble’s development.