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Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra & Keri-Lynn Wilson - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (2024)

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Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra & Keri-Lynn Wilson - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (2024)

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra, Keri-Lynn Wilson & The Choir of the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Białystok - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (2024)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 258 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 143 Mb | 01:02:01
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon

This recording of the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra’s emotionally charged Warsaw performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony captures one of the artistic highlights of 2023. The orchestra was created as a cultural riposte to Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. Their Beethoven has the unique feature that its text, Schiller’s great poem of freedom “Ode to Joy”, is sung in Ukrainian, indeed it also expresses Schiller’s opening word of “Freude” (Joy) as the Ukrainian word “Slava” (Glory) to electrifying effect in a moving echo of Ukraine’s rallying call of resistance in the face of aggression, Slava Ukraini! (“Glory to Ukraine!").

Leléka & Maksym Berezhniuk - Rizdvo (2023)

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Leléka & Maksym Berezhniuk - Rizdvo (2023)

Leléka & Maksym Berezhniuk - Rizdvo (2023)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 221 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 89 Mb | 00:38:42
Vocal Jazz, Ethnic Jazz, Xmas | Label: Fine Music

The internationally acclaimed Berlin-based Ethno-jazz band LELÉKA, dedicated to reviving ancient Ukrainian folk songs since its inception in 2016, presents its new album Rizdvo at the end of November. Together with the famous Ukrainian flutist Maksym Berezhniuk, virtuoso and collector of traditional woodwind instruments, the ensemble creates an extraordinary hom-mage to the incredibly rich tradition of Ukrainian Christmas music, breathing new life into it with contemporary arrangements, interpretations and improvisations.

Laura Marti - Africa: Tribute to Lars Danielsson (2023)

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Laura Marti - Africa: Tribute to Lars Danielsson (2023)

Laura Marti - Africa: Tribute to Lars Danielsson (2023)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 374 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 142 Mb | 01:02:04
Vocal Jazz, Post-Bop | Label: Neuklang

Laura Marti's new album "Africa - Tribute to Lars Danielsson" is a beautiful homage to the legendary European jazz musician. Recorded in Germany's Bauer Studios during the intense conflict in Ukraine, the album is a testament to the importance of supporting Ukrainian music in European cultural life. The album features 9 tracks, including 8 of Danielsson's well-known compositions and a special track written by him for the project, called "For Laura," in which he also participated. Marti invited renowned Ukrainian jazz pianist and composer Natalia Lebedeva to create the arrangements for the songs, and talented Ukrainian jazz musicians Yakiv Tsvietinsky, Yuriy Natsvlishvili, and Dima Litvinenko joined the project. This album is a must-listen for any jazz lover looking to explore the intersection of European and Ukrainian jazz.

Ignea - Dreams of Lands Unseen (2023)

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Ignea - Dreams of Lands Unseen (2023)

Ignea - Dreams of Lands Unseen (2023)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 332 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 105 MB | Covers - 39 MB
Genre: Symphonic/Progressive Metal | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Napalm Records (NPR1122DGS)

With their incredible talent for storytelling and already impressive recognition as a band-to-watch, Ukrainian upstarts Ignea are ready to share their highly-anticipated, thrilling next adventure! Mixing heavy riffs and epic lyricism with symphonic, electronic and ethnic folk elements, the melodic metal five-piece will release their new concept album, Dreams of Lands Unseen, on April 28, 2023 via Napalm Records. Ignea continues their sonic sojourn after previously impressing international metal fanbases with tracks like "Jinnslammer", "Alga" and "Disenchantment", boasting a noteworthy number of views on YouTube alone and recently receiving honors at the Best Ukrainian Metal Act Awards…

Drudkh - All Belong to the Night (2022)

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Drudkh - All Belong to the Night (2022)

Drudkh - All Belong to the Night (2022)
Ukraine | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 106 MB
Black Metal | Label : Season of Mist Underground Activists

Legendary Ukrainian black metal project Drudkh is ushering in the cold darkness and alluring decay of autumn with its brand-new offering, ‘All Belong to the Night’. While the album is only four songs, it rages on for over 45 minutes, delivering an epic maelstrom of grandiose melodies, devastating aggression, and the cold atmospheric passages that have come to define Drudkh’s unmistakable sound.

Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava - Valentin Silvestrov: To Thee We Sing - Sacred Choral Works (2015)

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Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava - Valentin Silvestrov: To Thee We Sing - Sacred Choral Works (2015)

Valentin Silvestrov - To Thee We Sing: Sacred Choral Works (2015)
Latvian Radio Choir, conducted by Sigvards Klava

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 200 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 151 Mb | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Sacred, Choral | Label: Ondine | # ODE1266-5 | Time: 00:59:59

Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov (b.1937) is an important contemporary voice in vocal music. In this new release, Silvestrov’s hauntingly beautiful vocal works are performed by the Latvian Radio Choir under their director Sigvards Kļava. During his artistic career, Silvestrov has explored a number of musical styles and techniques, such as avant-guard, post-modernism, neo-classicism, dodecaphony, aleatoric writing and pointillism. The fall of the Soviet Union, however, allowed Silvestrov to eventually compose spiritual works, inspired and influenced by his love of the Russian Orthodox Church music which Silvestrov imbues with his own unique sound and bursts of surprising harmonic moves. Silvestrov’s compositions are invested with the composer’s own unique personality, musical sensibility and sense of beauty.

Pink Floyd - Hey, Hey, Rise Up (Single) (2022)

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Pink Floyd - Hey, Hey, Rise Up (Single) (2022)

Pink Floyd - Hey, Hey, Rise Up (Single) (2022)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 50 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 22 Mb | 00:07:36
Progressive Rock | Label: Pink Floyd Records

Pink Floyd will release two physical versions of their first new music in over 25 years, recent single “Hey Hey Rise Up,” which was first released digitally in April to support of the people of Ukraine. The single will be available as both a 7-inch and CD single on Oct. 21 in the U.S., with both formats boasting newly-reworked version of “A Great Day For Freedom,” from the band’s 1994 album. The Division Bell. David Gilmour reimagined the song using the original tapes, which feature Nick Mason on drums and the late Richard Wright on keyboards.

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra - A Concert for Ukraine (2022)

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Metropolitan Opera Orchestra - A Concert for Ukraine (2022)

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra - A Concert for Ukraine (2022)
WEB FLAC (Tracks) 291 MB | Cover | 01:07:54 | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 156 MB
Classical | Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.

In another gesture of solidarity with the victims of the war in Ukraine, the Metropolitan Opera and the Polish National Opera will gather leading Ukrainian musicians into the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra for a European and American tour July 28–August 20, including stops in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands, before culminating with concerts in New York and Washington, DC. Under the leadership of Canadian-Ukrainian conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson, the orchestra will perform a program that includes Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov’s Seventh Symphony and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2, with Ukrainian virtuoso Anna Fedorova. Leading Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska, who sang the title role of Turandot at the Met in the spring, will perform the great aria “Abscheulicher!” from Beethoven’s Fidelio, a paean to humanity and peace in the face of violence and cruelty.

Drudkh - Їм часто сниться капіж (They Often See Dreams About the Spring) (2018)

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Drudkh - Їм часто сниться капіж (They Often See Dreams About the Spring) (2018)

Drudkh - Їм часто сниться капіж (They Often See Dreams About the Spring) (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image+.cue+log) - 320 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 102 MB | Covers - 14 MB
Genre: Post-Black Metal | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Season of Mist Underground Activists (SUA 086D)

Drudkh is a black metal legend. True to the values of this extreme genre, the enigmatic Ukrainians refuse to follow the rock 'n 'roll rulebook and provide no answers, no statements, no shows – all that matters to them is their music. Drudkh's latest albums and split-singles have drawn heavily on 20th century Ukrainian poetry for lyrical inspiration and 'They Often See Dreams About the Spring' continues this trend. Poetic gems from Bohdan Ihor Antonych, Maik Yohansen, Vasyl' Bobyns'kyi and Pavlo Philipovych have been unearthed by the band and brought back to life on this album. 'They Often See Dreams About the Spring' delivers black metal poetry at its best.

National Choir of Ukraine, 'Dumka', Yevhen Savchuk - Valentin Silvestrov: Requiem for Larissa (2004)

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National Choir of Ukraine, 'Dumka', Yevhen Savchuk - Valentin Silvestrov: Requiem for Larissa (2004)

Valentin Silvestrov: Requiem for Larissa (2004)
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine, conducted by Volodymyr Sirenko
National Choir of Ukraine "Dumka", Yevhen Savchuk, choirmaster

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 209 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 150 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Choral | Label: ECM | # ECM New Series 1778, 472 1122 | Time: 00:52:33

Valentin Silvestrov composed Requiem for Larissa between 1997 and 1999 as a memorial to his wife, musicologist Larissa Bondarenko, who died in 1996. It is a big and unceasingly somber work, scored for chorus and orchestra. Understandably, this Requiem is to a degree reflective, incorporating musical themes drawn from older works that had special meaning to the couple. While Silvestrov's typically glacial tempos are in evidence here, some of the opening half of the piece has an angular spikiness that recalls serial techniques without actively engaging in them. Instrumentally, Requiem for Larissa is dark, atmospheric, and even a little cinematic; the choral parts are sparse and minimally applied. In the fourth-movement Largo, the voices take over and settle down into an ethereal texture that leavens the gloom somewhat, but by this time 25-and-a-half minutes have gone by and some listeners will have already tuned out owing to the toughness of the opening section.Requiem for Larissa is an intensely personal piece performed with respect and care by the Ukrainian National Chorus and Symphony Orchestra under conductor Vladimir Sirenko.

Ignea - The Realms of Fire and Death (2020)

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Ignea - The Realms of Fire and Death (2020)

Ignea - The Realms of Fire and Death (2020)
Ukraine | MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 96 MB
Symphonic/Progressive Metal with Middle-Eastern Folk influences | Label : Independent

“The Realms of Fire and Death” is a concept album with a strong story-telling, metaphors and symbols. It is divided into three major parts, each consisting of 3 songs. Each part outlines a separate story, bringing the themes of fire and death from different perspectives. Musically, “The Realms of Fire and Death” is a modern-sounding metal album, featuring the dynamics of shifting from lighter to more brutal parts, and yet, preserving the melodic side of it. While earlier the band was working towards a symphonic direction, the melodic side in the new album is executed through various synths and electronic sounds.

Monatik - Звучит (Sounds) (2016)

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Monatik - Звучит (Sounds) (2016)

Monatik - Звучит (Sounds) (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and LOG | scans | 279 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 99 mb
Genre: modern pop, Europop

Звучит (Sounds) is the 2016 album by Ukranian singer Monatik, born Дмитро Сергійович Монатик. This is taken from the original self-released CD, which means it was made specifically for the fans but a later pressing would be released properly.

Colin Edwin, Jon Durant, Inna Kovtun - Edwin Durant Kovtun (2019)

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Colin Edwin, Jon Durant, Inna Kovtun - Edwin Durant Kovtun (2019)

Colin Edwin, Jon Durant, Inna Kovtun - Edwin Durant Kovtun (2019)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 398 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 163 Mb | Scans included | 00:59:52
Folk Rock, Progressive Rock | Label: Alchemy Records & Hard World

Following on from their critically acclaimed long-running instrumental collaboration Burnt Belief, Colin Edwin and Jon Durant have joined forces once again, this time with pre-eminent Ukrainian vocalist Inna Kovtun. The trio have drawn on their past influences and experiences to blend seemingly unrelated musical environments, including traditional Ukrainian and Slavic folk elements, modern electronica, Progressive Rock, and a range of deep atmospherics and dreamy ambient textures. The resulting album shares occupies an ethereal territory akin to the likes of Dead Can Dance or even The Cocteau Twins, and to Western ears, the unfamiliar vocalisations provide a compelling thread throughout.

Світлана Няньо (Svitlana Nianio) - Китиці (Kytytsi) (1999) {Koka}

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Світлана Няньо (Svitlana Nianio) -  Китиці (Kytytsi) (1999) {Koka}

Світлана Няньо (Svitlana Nianio) - Китиці (Kytytsi) (1999) {Koka}
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 138 mb
Genre: indie rock, folk rock, neofolk, avant-garde

Китиці (Kytytsi) is the 1999 album by Ukranian vocalist Світлана Няньо (Svitlana Nianio). This was released by Koka.

The Wedding Present - The Complete Ukrainian John Peel Sessions (2019)

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The Wedding Present - The Complete Ukrainian John Peel Sessions (2019)

The Wedding Present - The Complete Ukrainian John Peel Sessions (2019)
WEB FLAC (tracks) ~ 236.61 Mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps ~ 81.82 Mb | 35:35 | Cover
Indie-folk | Label: Hatch Records

Legendary band The Wedding Present release their ‘The Complete The Ukrainians BBC – John Peel Sessions’. The release include all three John Peel sessions re-mastered for the first time along with booklet + new sleeve artwork designed by original artist Jonathan Hitchen. With regular singer David Gedge relegated to guitar and backing vocals, Liggins takes centre-stage on vocal duties. His sonorous Ukrainian vocals on ‘Cherez Richku, Cherez Hai’ combined with Solowka’s edgy guitar make for an exciting mix of Ukrainian and Western musical styles, and is something of a reference point for a genre of music which now exists in Ukrainian communities around the World. The band still write and record their own style of Ukrainian music today, releasing eight studio albums and have toured all over Europe and in North America. The Wedding Present continued with David Gedge at the helm and they have gone on to become one of the UK’s most longstanding and much-loved indie bands, with eighteen British top fourty hit singles to their name. Not bad for a group that has, from its inception, stubbornly refused to play the record industry’s game. The band released their ninth studio album, ‘Going, Going…’, to critical acclaim in 2016.