Veseli Muzyky - From Kiev to the Black Sea: Folk Music from Ukraine (CD)

Veseli Muzyky - From Kiev to the Black Sea: Folk Music from Ukraine (CD)

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This CD includes a number of tracks of popular instrumental folk music and songs from various regions of Ukraine. In the western regions violins, tsymbaly, bass (bass viol or double bass), sopilka and percussion are used in folk music. In the folk music of the central and eastern region the main instruments are the kobza (a kind of guitar), bayan (accordion), drums, sopilka and bass.
Veseli Muzyky are well versed in all these instruments and play music from all regions of Ukraine. When playing music from a certain region the ensemble plays the instruments of that region.


Track listing

  1. Vasylechku (Ukrainian folk melody)
  2. Vesilna hrebinochka (Ukrainian folk melody)
  3. Oj, chornaja ... (Ukrainian folk melody)
  4. Polka - pavka (Ukrainian folk dance)
  5. Horishky (Arrangement of Ukrainian folk song)
  6. Vesilny melodijy (Bridal folk dance)
  7. Kolomyjky (West Ukrainian folk dance)
  8. Variacijy (Fantasia about Ukrainian folk melodies)
  9. Teche voda kalamutna (Arrangement of Ukrainian folk song)
  10. Kozachok (Popular Ukrainian folk dance)
  11. Sukhaja verba (Ukrainian folk song)
  12. Vesilna polka (Bridal polka)
  13. Horlytsya (Popular Ukrainian folk dance)
  14. Kolomijki (West Ukrainian folk dance)
  15. Gandzu - Gandzu (West Ukrainian folk dance)
  16. Polka-piccolo (Polka for sopilka - piccolo)