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Ivan Kozlovsky. Zasvystaly kozachenky. Ukrainian folk songs. P.1.

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Ivan Kozlovsky. Zasvystaly kozachenky. Ukrainian folk songs. P.1.

Ivan Kozlovsky was known and is known, clearly, not only in Ukraine – and, finally, it is not only Ukrainian songs that he sang, eventually. But, in any case, we have now the opportunity to listen to as much as two discs, almost two and a half hours, of Ukrainian songs performed by him. However, not only folk songs – there are here, in the second part, some opera pieces as well. And the feeling of traveling in time is guaranteed for you. It is clear that the records are old, in part restored – it is easy to feel the atmosphere of the times that passed long ago. And it is nice and interesting to feel it. Somewhere an old plate starts rustling, somewhere applauses in a concert hall sound as in very old documentaries. And you will not notice as you get transferred in another dimension, another way of reality perception. Let alone the very voice of Ivan Kozlovsky, this wonderful instrument. Open, gentle, transparent – maybe, you know quite well what it was like. And it remains like this – while we can listen to the records. Taking into account the reality of its beauty, I think that this voice will still remain with us long enough – for satisfaction of the many fans of simple refinement.

Archival recordings are presented on this CD. Their quality do not always meet modern standards.

Publisher: KapryZ
Year: 2004

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Ivan Kozlovsky

Domestic price: 251.90UAH
International price: $22.90USD
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1.  Zasvystaly kozachen'ky
2. Mp3Dyvljus' ja na nebo
3.  Huljav chumak na rynochku
4.  Oj, u poli krynychen'ka
5. Mp3Oj, zijdy, zijdy, jasen misjacju
6. Mp3Oj, divchyno, shumyt' haj
7.  Oj, u poli ozerce
8.  Reve ta stohne Dnipr shyrokyj
9.  Jihav kozak na vijnon'ku
10.  Haj, na vysokij polonyni
11.  U besidi z druhymy
12.  Povij, vitre, na Krajinu
13. Mp3Chujesh, brate mij
14.  Bez tebe, Olesju
15.  Zhdu tebe ja chornobryva
16.  Koly rozluchajut'sja dvoje
17.  De ty brodysh, moja dole
 Total playing time: 78:01

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

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Reviews (2)

  , Wiesbaden, Germany
14-08-2006 14:57


This is a great CD. Kozlovs'kyj is undoubtedly the best tenor Ukraine ever had. Furthermore, he ranks with the top opera soloists in the world. He's exceptional in Russian Opera as well, sets the standard. In this CD all his songs are in Ukrainian and they are thrilling. In Zasvystaly Kozachen'ky (Cossacks Whistled ), Kozlovs’kyj’s powerful voice accompanied by the Bandurist Chorus stirs up Ukrainian pride. It’s easy to visualize Cossacks galloping on fine horses across the wide steppe to defend Ukraine against its enemies. Dyvlyus Ya, (I look at the sky) is lyrical and powerful. Everything on the CD is pleasure to listen to.


  , Кременчук
04-08-2006 22:11

На щось неабияк приємне не розраховував, замовляючи цей диск, але все ж таки сподівався на дещо краще. По-перше видано воно, як я зрозумів, у Росії (написи майже всі російською, в назвах пісень помилки), і ставлення видавців відповідно відчувається. Записи невідомо де й коли зроблені (не написано), лише на розвороті старе фото якогось транспаранта до 300-річчя "Воз'єднання" України з Росією. З чого я зробив висновок, що записи 1954 року, і вкупі з якістю цих записів зробив другий висновок, що видавці їхньою реставрацією (практично) не займались. Тому що відреставровані записи Гмирі тих же років куди кращі (наші, молодці, постарались). Старий Козловський якось так солодкаво підмемекує, співаючи (хай вибачать мені його шанувальники). Я маю кілька його записів ще довоєнних, вочевидь з патефонних платівок, і його голос і спів тих часів мені сподобався значно більше, дарма якість нікчемна. От тих би часів записи відреставрувати гарно та випустити - я б залюбки придбав. А на цьому дискові крім двох дуетів з Гмирею та пісні "Без тебе, Олесю" не вразило мене нічого.