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Svyatoslav Lunyov. Para Pacem Para Bellum.

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Svyatoslav Lunyov. Para Pacem  Para Bellum.

Don't we still find sporadically both time and inspiration for strange things and acts? Aren't we still able to at least sometimes see the world not as someone shows it to us, but such as we see it? Aren't we still capable of our own searches and conclusions, own pain and vein, own sadness and gladness? Reflections and revolutions, destructions and purifications, fear and crashes, heart and sun... This disk of the Kyiv composer Svyatoslav Lunyov is not an answer, not a panacea. It is a question, juxtaposition, collision. And penetration, association. From outside, the album may sometimes appear rough, unfriendly, set for a dispute. But it seems to me that in reality it is fragile and defenseless. This music is as though a child who was unfairly offended by strangers, and it can start crying from despair, or it can initiate a fight. However, it can also start laughing and, in the end, that is to what all that leads, and results in. In any case, the green sprout chops up concrete and a person comes to purification and joy. Everyone in his/her own way, and sometimes already after death, but comes, in any case. However, it is not necessary at all to wait until then there is always a choice. That is why disks like this one are needed. At all events, it seems to me that "Para Pacem Para Bellum" by Svyatoslav Lunyov is music of purification. Not automatic but through realization.

Anton Jozhik Leyba (Hedgehog)

Publisher: Quasi Pop Records
Catalogue number: QPOP CD037
Year: 2006

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Svyatoslav Lunyov

Domestic price: 151.73UAH
International price: $13.92USD
CD1
1.  Introit
2.  Apocrypha
3.  Omen
4. Mp3Terra Levis
5. Mp3Ante Bellum
6.  Heavy Water
7. Mp3Anno Domini
8.  Tuba Mirum
9.  Kali-Yuga
10. Mp3Memento I
11. Mp3Urbi Et Orbi
12.  Memento II
13.  Trinity
14.  Anthem
15.  Winter
16.  Abi In Pace
 Total playing time: 73:52

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

Domestic price: 151.73UAH
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