Ukrainian folk music
Ukrainian folk music includes a number of varieties of ethnic (traditional), folkloric, folk-inspired popular and folk-inspired classical traditions.In the 20th century numerous ethnographic and folkl...
Kobzarstvo
Kobzarstvo (Ukrainian: Кобзарство) in the wider definition, is the art and related culture of singing to the accompaniment of the Ukrainian folk instruments known as the bandura, kobza and the Ukr...
Soviet kobzars
Soviet kobzars were stylised performers on the bandura created to replace the traditional authentic kobzari who had been wiped out in the 1930s. These performers were often blind and although some act...
Soviet kobzars - Wikipedia
Hej Sokoly
Hej Sokoly or "Hey Falcons" (Ukrainian: Гей соколи, Heiy Sokoly, Polish: Hej Sokoły) is a traditional Polish-Ukrainian song that was popular among soldiers during the Polish-Soviet War. The l...
Bandurist
A banduryst (Ukrainian: бандури́ст) is a person who plays the Ukrainian plucked string instrument known as the bandura.
There are a number of different types of bandurist who differ in their p...
Bandurist - Wikipedia
List of torbanists
This page lists performers and composers for the torban.
List of torbanists - Wikipedia
Petro Tkachenko
Petro Fedorovych Tkachenko (December 21, 1878, Syniavtsi – January 3, 1919) was a prominent blind kobzar.
Petro Fedorovych Tkachenko-Halashko was one of the more outstanding kobzars of the Chernih...
Petro Tkachenko - Wikipedia
Kyiv-style bandura
The Kyiv-style or Academic bandura is the most common instrument in use today in Ukraine. They have 55-65 metal strings (12 to 17 basses and 50 treble strings known as prystrunky) tuned chromatically ...
La Mantovana
La Mantovana or "Il Ballo di Mantova" (Mantua Dance) is a popular sixteenth-century song attributed to the Italian tenor Giuseppe Cenci, also known as Giuseppino del Biado, (d. 1616) to the text "Fug...
La Mantovana - Wikipedia
Shchedryk (song)
"Shchedryk" (from Ukrainian: Щедрий вечiр, "Bountiful Evening") is a Ukrainian shchedrivka, or New Year's carol. It was arranged by composer and teacher Mykola Leontovych in 1916, and tells a stor...
Ty zh mene pidmanula
"Pidmanula Pidvela" is a popular humorous Ukrainian folk song. The name literally translates as "you tricked me and let me down".There are many different variations of the song, but all have pretty mu...
Andriy Omelchenko
Andriy Fedorovych Omelchenko(2/7/1926-9/5/1981)
Omelchenko initially began to play bandura from Makar Osadchyj in Dniprodzherzhinsk and joined the bandura capella there. In 1947 he played bandura ...
Andriy Omelchenko - Wikipedia
Tereshko Parkhomenko
Terentiy (Tereshko) Makarovych Parkhomenko (1872–1910) (or as he was known Tereshko) was one of the most respected kobzars of the late 19th and early 20th century.
He was born 10 September 1872 in...
Honcharenko brothers
The Honcharenko Brothers—Alexander (1913-2005) and Peter (11/XII/1910-19/9/2000)—became the dominant bandura-makers (bandura luthiers) and designers in the Ukrainian diaspora.
Peter wa...
Honcharenko brothers - Wikipedia
Yuriy Fedynsky
Yuriy Fedynsky (born in 1975, USA)— Ukrainian-American composer, torbanist, bandurist and singer-songwriter, producer, bandleader, luthier, cultural activist and pedagogue.Fedynsky is a performer on ...
Tomasz Padura
Tomasz Padura (1801 – 1871 in Illintsi, Ukraine)- An influential Ukrainian-Polish Romantic poet of the so-called Ukrainian school (a group of Polish-Ukrainophile writers), musician-torbanist, an...
Basilio Kaczurak
Basilio Kaczurak (Василь Качурак) (born 7 February 1919 in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, died 7 February 1987 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a Ukrainian composer, bandurist, orchestra conductor, and prom...
Russian Archeological Congress
A series of Russian Archeological Congresses began in 1867. The aim of these conferences was to discuss and to make public studies dealing with matters of antiquity and ethnography. The Conferences w...
Kolyadka
"Kolyadka" (Ukrainian: колядка, Russian: колядка) is a traditional song usually sung in Eastern Slavic countries (Belarus, Russia and Ukraine) only on Orthodox Christmas holidays, between the ...
Mnohaya lita
Mnohaya lita (Ukrainian: Многая літа, literally "Many Years" or the implied meaning "wishing you many years of life") is a traditional Ukrainian celebratory song. The song is based on both the Gre...
List of bandura ensembles
This is a partial list of Ukrainian bandura ensembles, sorted by their home country, and linked to the groups' web sites. See also Kobzarstvo.
"Tcharivny Srtouny. Magical Strings & Voices of ...
Hnat Honcharenko
Hnat Tykhonovych Honcharenko (1835–c. 1917) was one of the most renowned Ukrainian kobzars (blind itinerant minstrels) of the Kharkiv oblast of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Honcharenko ...
Hnat Honcharenko - Wikipedia
Koledari
Koledari are Slavic traditional performers of a ceremony called koleduvane. Both words come from the Church Slavonic word Koleda, a celebration incorporated later into Christmas.In Bulgaria this type ...
Koledari - Wikipedia
Carol of the Bells
"Carol of the Bells" is a popular Christmas carol composed by Mykola Leontovych in 1904 with lyrics by Peter J. Wilhousky. The song is based on a folk chant known in Ukrainian as "Shchedryk". Wilhousk...
Roman Turovsky-Savchuk
Roman Mikhailovich Turovsky-Savchuk (Ukrainian: Роман Михайлович Туровський-Савчук) is an American painter and lutenist-composer born in Ukraine. His musical works were published under pen names, incl...
Roman Turovsky-Savchuk - Wikipedia
Andriy Matviyevych Bobyr
Andriy Matviyevych Bobyr (13/12/1915-18/5/1994), People's Artist of Ukraine (1986).Andriy Bobyr was born in the village of Nychyporivka, in the Kiev Governorate of the Russian Empire.He was known as a...
Andriy Matviyevych Bobyr - Wikipedia