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Readings from the Works of Taras Shevchenko: Read in Ukrainian by Artists of the Ukraine

Various Artists
Readings from the Works of Taras Shevchenko: Read in Ukrainian by Artists of the Ukraine

Originally released in 1961, Readings from the Works of Taras Shevchenko is a tribute to the artist behind the modern poetic culture of Ukraine. Shevchenko (1814 – 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, as well as folklorist and ethnographer. He is regarded as the father of the country’s modern literature. The readers heard on the album are all native Ukrainians. Both English and Ukrainian transcriptions of the poems are included in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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Teche Voda - The Water Flows Natalia Uzhvy 0:45
102
Postavlyu Khatu I Kimnatu - I'll Build a House Dmitri Antonovich 0:55
103
Meni Trinadtsyati Minalo - I Was Thirteen I. O. (Ivan Oleksandrovych) Mar'ianenko 2:34
104
Yakbi Znali Panichi - If You But Knew I. O. (Ivan Oleksandrovych) Mar'ianenko 4:28
105
Yakbi Vi Znali Panichi - If You But Knew Victor Dobrovolsky 0:42
106
I Veris Va Na Chuzhyni - And I Grew Up in a Strange Land Victor Dobrovolsky 2:36
107
I Zolotoyi I Dorohoyi - Golden and Dear Victor Dobrovolsky 1:07
108
Minayut Ini, Minayut Nochi - The Days Go By Victor Dobrovolsky 3:06
109
Dumi Moyi - Thoughts of Mine Victor Dobrovolsky 2:06
110
Meni Odnakovo - It's All the Same to Me Victor Dobrovolsky 1:16
111
Meni Zdayetsya - It Seems to Me Sokirko 3:16
201
Entr'acte and Excerpt from Act 3 of the Opera: Katerina Music by Arkas - Based on the Poem by Taras Shevchenko Konstantin Simonenko 19:27

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