Kashtany Singers – Kashtany. Album one

Записи з альбому

Виконавець: Каштани / Kashtany Singers
Альбом: Каштани / Kashtany. Album one
Видавець: World Records (?) – WRC9-480 (видавця не зазначено)
Формат: Альбом, Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Дата видання: не зазначено (1977)
Джерело: колекція ukrmusic.online

Сторона 1
01Гопак / Hopak
• A lively dance. The elderly lady tries to get her husband to dance while her daughter tries out a new pair of boots — a gift from her boyfriend Gregory
02Веснянка / A song about spring
• A song of joy welcoming the coming of Spring
03Карпати / The Carpathian Mountains
• A Ukrainian girl is comparted to the natural beauty of the Carpathian Mountains
04Два кольори / Two colors
• A man’s most valued possession — a shirt embroidered by his mother — consists of two colors: red for love and black for sadness
05Ясени / The ash trees
• Planted to commemorate the birth of a son the ash tree also provides sweet rustling sounds for young lovers to enjoy
06Ставок заснув / Sleeping pond
• This summer night is so quiet and serene that even my troubled soul may find peace
07Комар / The mosquito
• A humorous song about a mosquito who marries a fly
Сторона 2
08Білі каштани / White chestnuts
• A young lovers’ infatuation with Kiev when chestnuts are in bloom
09Червоні маки / The red poppies
• While usually connected with romance the red poppies can also be a symbol of bitterness when true love is betrayed
10Пиймо друзі / The drinking song
• With raised glasses the Ukrainian soldiers sing about a young recruit and his love affair
11Ой не стій під вікном / Don’t stand by the window
• A medley of several songs about romance, disappointed lovers and humorous encounters
12Пироги / Pyrohy
• A young man must make a choice between a beautiful girl and a bowl of pyrohy


Kashtany Singers (left to right cover photo): Emilian Groch, Mike Hawrylechko, Roman Groch, Ben Laskey, Lubomyr Pastyszenko, Orest Cyncar, Michael Swystun, Victor Bayrock, Orest Yusypchuk, Taras Slaby, Oleh Cherkawsky.

Accordionists: Orest Katola, Julian Koziak

«KASHTANY», a group of 13 male vocalists, was formed in 1968. Under the direction of Michael Swystun, the group has endeavoured to propagate the rich, colourful Ukrainian folk and church music.

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