Arkan (Men's Dance) by Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia
The Koliadnyky are a group of Hutsuls from a little Carpathian mountain town who sing magic songs every Christmastime to ensure that Spring comes again. The music includes the sound of the trembita, a 12 foot long horn made from a lightning-struck birch tree, and the words stem from pre-Christian days. Joining them will be members of Toronto's guerilla-folk party punks, the Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Wild times are assured if you will only lend us your ears!
Check out Dan Bodah's playlist of this live set in order to hear a description of the meaning of the songs played (in addition to the first track, "Trembita," which was not included here).
Arkan (Men's Dance) by Koliadnyky of Kryvorivnia is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) 3.0 International License.