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Taras Chubay, Kozak System. Pisni Samonavedennya: HOMIN' Songs. /digi-pack/. (Self-Direction Songs)

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Taras Chubay, Kozak System. Pisni Samonavedennya: HOMIN' Songs. /digi-pack/. (Self-Direction Songs)
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Actually, immediately after the establishment of "Kozak System," they announced their collaboration with Taras Chubay but given the related nuances, there was a certain doubt about that the enterprise would go beyond the frame of a few concerts. But here it is, the tangible fact a full-fledged joint album. And what an album! It should be noted at once that the union of Chubay and KS has produced something third as an output it is significantly different from their previous works. The basis of the album is the Ukrainian folklore in the entourage of Jamaican rhythms, although in the course of the work they added a diversity of other spices to it: both in the details of the arrangements, and in the form of the lyrics by Moskalets and Antonych. But in general the work sounds remarkably easy, atmospheric. It would seem that with such a title and also with that design one should expect something like "The Ukrainian Heroic Songs". But it turned out differently. Intuitively, the basic idea of the album is seen as: the movement towards ones roots and further, deeper, wider requires work. But who says that work is something hard and joyless? It may be and probably should be different: happy, calm, and confident. So it sounds in "Self-Direction Songs".

Publisher: Comp music
Catalogue number: 3783972
Year: 2014

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Taras Chubay
Kozak System

Domestic price: 120.96UAH
International price: $17.92USD
CD1
1. Mp3Homin
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
2.  A vzhe rokiv trysta
lyrics: Anatoliy Svydnytskyy
3. Mp3Oy, huk, maty, huk
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
4.  Oy, iz-za hir
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
5. Mp3Oy, tam na hori
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
6.  Do Ternopolja
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
7. Mp3Roste Antonych (Vesna)
lyrics: Bohdan-Ihor Antonych
8.  Rana-ljubov
lyrics: Kost Moskalets
9. Mp3Pryjikhaly z-za Dunaju
lyrics: Kost Moskalets
10.  V hlybokiy dolyni
lyrics: Ukrainian folk song
 Total playing time: 48:20

Fragments of the compositions marked with Mp3 mark are available for listening. How to listen?

Domestic price: 120.96UAH
International price: $17.92USD
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