Figure 1.--Choristers at Moscow Boys' Choir wear tuxedo-like black suits, but also have a Russian blouse outfit for folk concerts.
European continental choirs were not as focused on religious music as English choirs. Many European choirs gave considerable emphasis to folk music. To match thie folk musical theme, many choirs also adopted folk costumes. Some choirs used their folk costumes only for sprcial concerts. Other choirs primarily performed in their folk costumes.
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