Folk instruments' ensemble of Volyn national university named after Lesya Ukrainka

Folk instruments orchestra

Published: 2010-11-18 19:06:19

Folk instruments orchestra

Folk instruments orchestra

Folk instruments orchestra “Dzherela” (wellsprings) of Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University (conductor – V. Kucheruk, associate professor at the chair of musical instruments) was set up in 1985 out of the students and teachers of the university of the then Lutsk Pedagogical Institute named after Lesya Ukrainka. The orchestra is a laureate of the 12th International Hutsul Festival (Kosiv, 2002), a diploma recipient of the National Students’ Literary-folklore festivals “Lesya’s Song (Lutsk, 1988, 1989, 1991)”, a winner of regional competitions of folk-instrumental creatine activities “Snowball-tree pipe” (Kovel, 1999, 2000). In 1989 folk instruments orchestra “Dzherela” was awarded the honorary title of “People’s Amateur orchestra”.

The concert repertoire of the orchestra includes over fifty pieces of native and foreign composers, and also Ukrainian folk songs and dancing melodies. There are also some instrumentations, made mainly by the conductor of the orchestra, namely: “Zaporizka marching song” by Ye. Adamtsevych (adopted by V. Hutsal); “Shchedryk” by M. Leontovych (arranged by V. Kucheruk); “Kozobas” by V. Hutsal; “Lavrivska polka” (adopted by V. Kucheruk); “Ukrainian folk jocose melodies” by V. Popadiuk; “Chumaks’ travelling” by O. Stepanov; “Once I loved a widow” by M. Kropyvnytsky (arranged by V. Kucheruk); “Pipelet” by O. Zozulia and K. Perelisna (arranged by V. Kucheruk); “Cherries” by Ya. Stepoviy and Lesya Ukrainka (arranged by V. Kucheruk); “Variations” on two Ukrainian themes by K. Novytskiy and others. For its 25 years of creative activity the orchestra participated in 300 concerts. In 2001 on the basis of this orchestra the combined town orchestra of folk instruments was created which took part in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Independence of Ukraine.


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