Category Archive: Music

Slavic and Norse Music – Percival, pt IV

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Percival is full of good musical ideas, when it comes to musical reenactment. Today we want to share the Eastern Slavonic “Pasla”. The song, sang in Ruthenian language, tells of a fate of… Continue reading

Kupalnocka! Kupała’s Night – when Moon and Sun are being wed!

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Tonight is the Kupala’s Night,  a summer solstice slavonic holiday. Kupała is a god of love and fertility. The rituals that take place during the festival are related to elements of water and… Continue reading

Slavic and Norse music, Percival, pt III

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“Oj Dido” by Percival is a Slavic song telling of young warriors, called to war by a slavonic “rada” (equivalent of the Norse althing), during which they died because this is the outcome… Continue reading

Slavic and Norse Music – Percival, pt II

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This one is from the newest Percival’s album “Slava!” (slavonic:  “Glory!”) The whole album presents the folk/early medieval music of Southern Slavs – Croatians, Serbs, Macedonians . “Gusta mi magla”  is a Serbian… Continue reading

Slavic and Norse Music – Percival

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Famous in Poland (and beyond), Percival, is a fresh and magnificent approach to an old theme of Slavonic/Norse folk music. One can listen to their live music during almost every major Viking/Slavonic festival… Continue reading

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