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DISC OF THE DAY
Oksana Zabuzhko. Virshi 1980-2013. /second edition/. (Poems)
Zabuzhko. Poems 1980-2013
Domestic: 218.90UAH
International: $19.90USD
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Nina Matvienko

National artist of Ukraine Nina Matviyenko is an unsurpassed performer of Ukrainian folk songs. She possesses a unique, owing to its timbre and expressiveness, magnificent voice. The singers repertoire comprises a great variety of folk songs: ritual, lyric, funny, ballads and also Ukrainian songs of XVII-XVIII cultural and historical period. Nina Matviyenko is constantly co-working with outstanding Ukrainian modern composers: Yevhen Stankovych, Oleg Kiva, Myroslav Skoryk, Iryna Kyrylina, Ganna Gavrylets.

Nina Matviyenkos talent was also revealed in theatre and cinema. She took part in television performances ("Marusya Churay", "Kateryna Bilokur", "Water overflowed across four fords"), feature films ("Straw bells", "Missed deed", "Wedding is accused"), radio performances ("Arrows flight", "Clarinets of tenderness"). She added sound-tracks to a number of popular scientific, newsreel and documentary films, several television and radio programs. In 1988 her first video was shot "Mermaids week".

Nina Matviyenko has personal works as a director at the theatre. Her artistic gift embodied in course of a music performance creation "Under the Sun" (1997) with participation of a Japanese dancer Tadashi Ando, and a grandiose music and stage event "We sow a gold stone" (1998). Besides, the artist played in 16 performances with an American theatre "La Mama E.T.C." (New York, USA) in 1995.

Since 1966 till 1991 Nina Matviyenko was a soloist of a voice studio at State Honored Ukrainian Folk Academician Choir named after G.Veryovka. Besides, since 1968 she simultaneously started singing in vocal trio "Zoloti Klyuchi" (Golden keys) with Valentyna Korotya-Kovalska and Maria Mykolaychuk. Nina Matviyenkos career as an artist is marked by the following achievements: in 1978 she was conferred with the title of Honored Artist for her great contribution into development of Ukrainian art and for an intensive cultural activity; in 1985 she was awarded with the title of National Artist of Ukraine. A new period in the singers career is connected with co-work with National ensemble of soloists "Kyevan Camerata", which soloist she became in 1991. Incredibly expressive character of the artist folk singing is combined perfectly with an academician style of "Camerata" performing, which helps to vary the concert repertoire of this music group.

Nina Matviyenko is a laureate of a contest "Young voices", Ukraine, (1978), International radio contest of folk songs in Bratislava (1978), All-Union television contest "With a song along the life" (1979), the XI International festival of youth and students (Moscow, 1985), a laureate of the State T. Shevchenko Prize of Ukraine (1988), since 1989 shes a member of Film-Makers Union of Ukraine. In 1996 the singer was awarded with the highest award of the International M. A. Kasyan Prize Fund Order of Mykola Chudotvorets. Besides, in 1997 Nina Matviyenko became a Holder of a State Award an Order of Princess Olga, the 3d degree.

Since 1967 the singer has been actively touring with concerts. She made successful tours in Mexico, Canada, USA, Czech republic, Poland, Finland, Korea, France, countries of Latin America. Her career as a singer resulted in numerous records of Ukrainian folk songs, audio-records ("Lullaby of Dawn", "Prayer"), CDs with songs of various genres. Among the most well-known singers CDs are:

"And heart will find rest", "Zolotoslov" ("Goldenspeaker") (1997), several CDs "The songs of Ukrainian people" (1998-1999) with vocal trio "Golden keys", "Sleep, Jesus" (2000) with the participation of mens choir named after L. Revutsky, "Oh, voluptuous Venus" with an Ensemble of ancient music under leadership of K. Chechenya.

Hanna Lunyna, art critic

photo from: http://www.vox.com.ua/data/osnovy/2006/11/23/niina-matviyenko-vidimkny-synye-nebo.html

Albums:

Nina Matvienko. Zolotyj kamin posijemo. (2CD). (We shall sow gold stone)


It is not a simple collection of musical compositions which would show the performers art, it is the whole mythological and philosophical conception of creation and development, life, death and rebirth presented in musical form.
Domestic price: 548.90UAH, International price: $49.90USD

Nina Matvienko. Kolyskova zori. (Lullaby to a evening-glow)


You will hear songs that actually have not been released earlier. Nina Matvienko... Such force and clearness are there in her voice that even songs familiar for a long time sound so fresh, as if for the first time. To say nothing of less known songs their sounding at once bewitches, grasps all of your attention entirely. And such attention is generously rewarded.
Domestic price: 251.90UAH, International price: $22.90USD

Nina Matvienko. Molytva. (Prayer)


It seems to me that Nina Matvienko long ago became a guide to something so subtle, light, sincere, that there are no words in human language for this. The beauty that she carries already cannot be called only Ukrainian it goes beyond national and geographical borders, it has universal importance.
Domestic price: 251.90UAH, International price: $22.90USD

Nina Matvienko. Osin, taka myla. Golden Collection. (Autumn, So Nice)


...with her voice, her soul not only the song is revived, but also the hearts of those who's listening. Wherever they would live, whichever language they would speak Nina Matvienko in some magical way manages to release the light of this world, to make it close and clear, warm. Even when she sings sheer sorrow...
Domestic price: 251.90UAH, International price: $22.90USD

Nina Matvienko. Ukrainian mp3 Collection.


The first compilation of songs performed by Nina Matvienko in the mp3 format has finally been released. Sure, even in this format the disc could not include everything but, at least, it offers a very diverse picture of the work by this wonderful Singer.
Domestic price: 207.90UAH, International price: $18.90USD

Ancient Music Ensemble of Kostjantin Chechenja, Nina Matvienko. Vsyakomu Horodu Nrav i Prava. /vinyl 180g HQ Audiophile LP/. (Every City to Have Its Habits and Laws)


The nineteen tracks dating from the 16th-18th centuries are attributed to the so-called "Hetman times" the epoch of Ukrainian Baroque's development and flowering. The unique pieces were recovered based on ancient manuscripts and rare editions by Kostyantyn Chechenya. German pressing, 180-gram vinyl.
Domestic price: 603.90UAH, International price: $54.90USD

Songs:

Ridna maty moja. Golden Collection. (My Dear Mother)


I guess it is quite understandable whom this collection is devoted to. There hardly can be found a person who will reject the fact that our mothers deserve it.
Domestic price: 262.90UAH, International price: $23.90USD

Igor Shamo. Songs.


Time is a scrupulous listener, you know, and straight-out as well. But the creative activity of Ihor Shamo seems to have passed such exam very well.
Domestic price: 141.90UAH, International price: $12.90USD

Oj, letily dyki husy. The Best Ukrainian Folk Songs.


As you can easily understand, this collection presents the best Ukrainian folk songs. It presents classical songs, which are classically performed really great stars perform them.
Domestic price: 141.90UAH, International price: $12.90USD

The Best Songs of Ukrainian Variety Art of XX ct. Part 2. Golden collection.


Every voice, every melody, every text are the treasure of Ukrainian variety art tested by time. That is why it is both a little strange, and pleasant that songs on the disk do not compete among themselves, but complement each other, mutually emphasize the advantages.
Domestic price: 152.90UAH, International price: $13.90USD

Mamyna kolyskova. (Mother's Lullaby)


Lullabies are among the first lessons of love, calmness, protection in human life. And one can hardly doubt that a child who hears from his or her birth and even before that such harmonious melodies has all chances not to forget about harmony in the future, adult life.
Domestic price: 201.30UAH, International price: $18.30USD

Pisnja bude pomizh nas. Best Ukrainian Songs. DVD Karaoke.


150 pop hits to sing with your friends and your family. Songs in Russian and Ukrainian.
Domestic price: 152.90UAH, International price: $13.90USD

Stelsi. Tovarystvo z bezmezhnoju bezvidpovidalnistju. (Unlimited unliability Company)


We could say Stelsi has succeeded, not losing its dance lightness, in creating a lyric, honest, rich in content album on a frisky crossing of very different styles. An album about life. Life is different but, in any case, completely ours.
Domestic price: 196.90UAH, International price: $17.90USD

Patriotychni pisni. Ukrainian mp3 Collection. (Patriotic Songs)


...speaking about patriotism - is not exactly the same as speaking about military courage, history of victories or losses in this or that war. That is also the ability to be happy and to celebrate as one nation - when everybody feels a part of that people. But the main thing - is just love to the land that you call your native one...
Domestic price: 218.90UAH, International price: $19.90USD

Z-Band, Igor Zakus. Ukrainian bass song. /digi-pack/


In his time, Igor Zakus became virtually the first jazz bass-player in Ukraine who released a solo album. Thus, the new album by Igor Zakus is what nobody seems to have done before in the Ukrainian jazz. And the word "song" in the title "Ukrainian Bass Song" appears far not by chance. Generally speaking, this is also an album of duets
Domestic price: 196.90UAH, International price: $17.90USD

Monatik. LOVE IT rhythm. /digi-pack/.


Dmytro Monatik is a true self-made performer, life seems to have not offered him any preferences. Having once stepped on the path towards the large scene by way of dancing, he is currently a pop artist capable of assembling a full stadium, charging a large vibrant show, and driving the entire stadium to dance..
Domestic price: 163.90UAH, International price: $14.90USD

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