Warsaw Village Band – Uwodzenie / Waterduction (Karrot Kommando, 2020)
Warsaw Village Band (Kapela Ze Wsi Warszawa in Polish) just lately launched this improbable album titled Waterduction (Uwodzenie). The album title makes reference to the sensation of seduction attributable to rivers and water, particularly the Vistula and the Urzecze area. “It seduced us. The water of the river, wells, rain, dew, fog, and tears. We’re all equal to the water.”
The Warsaw Village Band is undoubtedly one among Jap Europe’s most interesting world music acts. They distill the standard people music of Poland and infuse it with beautiful fashionable preparations, combing conventional Polish musical devices and feminine concord vocals with excellent trumpet, up to date jazz bass, and international percussion.
Waterduction options stellar instrumental performances together with the charming lead and concord vocals that showcase a novel Polish type. On the title track, “Waterduction,” Warsaw Village Band teamed up with poet and musician from Cracow, Marcin Świetlicki. He rafted down the Vistula to help the band together with his fascinating spoken phrase vocals and poetry.
“The river with its tributaries is like a part of the bloodstream, a respite of the trendy metropolis. We wished to seize it in music,” says Sylwia Świątkowska, the band’s violinist and singer, “Vistula was once an influential channel not solely when it comes to commerce, but additionally communication. The rafts opened the chance for Mazovia to contact with the remainder of Poland and the world. That introduced a breath of freedom, modernity and independence, making a vibrant cultural mosaic“.
The urge to file this album got here from a proposal to compose a soundtrack for Adam Rogala’s film, known as “Misplaced Urzecze”. The documentary explains the historical past of the Urzecze ethnographical microregion. The Deluxe model of the album additionally consists of this film.
The Warsaw Village Band consists of Magdalena Sobczak-Kotnarowska on vocals, cymbały (dulcimer); Sylwia Świątkowska on vocals, violin, octave violin, Polish fiddle, suka; Ewa Wałecka on vocals, violin; Miłosz Gawryłkiewicz on trumpet, flugelhorn; Piotr Gliński on baraban drum, percussion; Paweł Mazurczak on double bass; Maciej Szajkowski on body drum, percussion, udu drum; and Mariusz Dziurawiec, dub grasp.
Company: Marcin Świetlicki on spoken phrase; and Piotr Malec on tabla.
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Creator: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music for a few years. He based the web sites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel can also be co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart.
Angel has additionally produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels resembling Alula Information, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.