Olegh Kolyada Feat. Albireon ‎– Prosa Profana

Nitkie ‎– patch eight
CD, Album, Limited Edition

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1 Every Time I Turn Around (Another Year Is Over)
Arranged By – Olegh KolyadaCello – Zhytomyr Chamber OrchestraComposed By – Claude DebussyFeaturing – AlbireonMandolin – Davide BorghiPiano – Hell KStrings – Zhytomyr Chamber OrchestraTrumpet – Zhytomyr Chamber OrchestraVocals – Davide Borghi
2 Old Friend At Dusk
Arranged By [Re-arranged] – Olegh KolyadaComposed By – Синяя Птица, ЦветыFeaturing – AlbireonVocals – Davide Borghi
3 Recurrent Nothing
Arranged By – Olegh Kolyada
4 Die Niemandsrose
Arranged By [Re-arranged] – Olegh KolyadaComposed By – Андрей ПетровFeaturing – AlbireonLyrics By – Paul CelanPiano – Hell KVocals – Davide Borghi
5 Why Iron In Our Hearts
Arranged By – Olegh KolyadaCello – Zhytomyr Chamber OrchestraFeaturing – AlbireonVocals – Davide Borghi
6 Eye-Deep In Hell
Arranged By [Re-arranged] – Olegh KolyadaComposed By – Marlene DietrichFeaturing – AlbireonGuitar – Pavel Voskoboyev*Vocals – Davide Borghi
7 No Swan So Fine
Arranged By – Olegh KolyadaComposed By – Claude DebussyPiano – Hell K
8 The Anchor
Arranged By [Re-arranged] – Olegh KolyadaComposed By – Ариэль, Валерий ОбодзинскийFeaturing – AlbireonVocals – Davide Borghi
9 Late August Flowers
Arranged By [Re-arranged] – Olegh KolyadaComposed By [Original] – Алексей РыбниковFeaturing – AlbireonGuitar – Pavel Voskoboyev*Vocals – Davide Borghi
10 Prosa Profana
Arranged By – Olegh Kolyada

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"Prosa Profana" is a follow-up to "Guernica Macrocosmica" and the 2nd post mortem dedication by Olegh Kolyada collaborating with Albireon neo-folkers this time. A low-key unison of dissonant ex-Soviet schlager melodies and forefront Italian vocals in a tender naive manner offer a unique nostalghic experience. The release comes in a beautiful digipak with a 12-page booklet.

Dedicated to my father Vasyl O. Kolyada (1950-2008).

Conception + composition + engineering + arrangement + alternative sampling & vinyl scraping (vinyl & tapes restoration, including the 1970-80`s ex-Soviet recordings by Ariel, Tsvety, Sinyaya Ptitsa, V.Obodsinskiy) + vocals engineering + lyrics in English/translation of P.Celan`s 'Die Niemandsrose' poem + improvisations upon Cl.Debaussy and M.Dietrich songs and ex-Soviet ‘Autumnal Marathon’ and ‘The Star Boy’ motion pictures themes by Olegh Kolyada (with Helena K`s contribution in piano & clavier parts), 2005-2008/Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Strings + trumpet + cello by Zhytomyr Chamber Orchestra, early 2000/Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Acoustic guitar on "Eye-Deep in Hell" and "Late August Flowers" by Pavel Voskoboyev, November 2007/Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Vocals in Italian + lyrics renderings + mandolin on "Every Time I Turn around (another Year is over)" by Davide Borghi; vocals recording and engineering + samples editing on "Eye-Deep in Hell" (children’s talking-away), and "Every Time I Turn around (another Year is over)" (rain and wind snippets) by Stefano Romagnoli, summer 2007/Carpi, Italy. Layout & artwork by Katia Ilieva, winter-spring 2007-2009/Sofia, Bulgaria.

Prosa Profana unveils a humane feeling of nostalghia as that of sorrow towards present lack of integrity, commonness, and harmony. Homesickness and melancholy, grief and yearning, but also hope and belief nostalghia is a deep relation one cannot relinquish or renounce since it is the purest sacrificial nature of a man. Sacrifice as a consequence of nostalghia is a verdict to overwhelmingly materialized time, its impiety and de-spiritualization. Nostalghia is a confession, humble declaration of love as generally the highest art manifestation ever possible. Prosa Profana is our verdict to ourselves.

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