Monday, October 7, 2013

Тереса Сокирка - Theresa Sokyrka - Ukrainian Roots

1. Тиша Навкруги
2. Ой не ходи, Грицю
3. Черемшина
4. Сорочка Мамина
5. Гуцулка Ксеня
6. Гиля, Гиля Сирій Гуси
7. Червона Рута
8. Я Піду в Далекі Гори

Тиша Навкруги


Benoit Morier - bass on track 4, guitarron on tracks 5&7, guitars, drums, and percussion
Carissa Klopoushak - violin, vibraphonette on track 4, background vocals
Andy Cherny - accordion
Mike DiMassi - bass on tracks 2,3,6 & 8
Ryan Frizzell - trumpets on tracks 7
Paul Van Dyk - bass on track 1

Recorded at BPM Studios on Montreal, QC
Engineered and Mixed by Benoit Morier
Produced by Benoit Morier & Theresa Sokyrka
Mastered by Joao Carvalho Mastering in Toronto, ON
Photos taken by Peter Christensen at www.daftnewmedia.com
Album Artwork by Bradley Laurie

All tracks are traditional Ukrainian Folk Songs except 7 & 8, music and lyrics by Volodymyr Ivasiuk, and track 4 music and lyrics by N. Maj.

Choir on track 4 recorded by Mark Klopoushak at The Avenue Recording Company in Saskatoon.
Choir members: George Hupka , Al & Cec Kachowski, Larry and Alicia Klopoushak, Harold and Sonia Sokyrka and Christina Sydor

Endless thanks to Benoit for breathing life into this album.  Big thanks to Carissa for her amazing ears, I couldn't have done it without her.  Thank you to all of the wonderful musicians on this project.  Дякую to the Shevchenko Foundation for helping me get it started.  Finally, thank you my mom and dad for instilling the love of Ukrainian music in me.
Dedicated to Kvitka Cisyk and Volodymyr Ivasiuk.

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