Constantine-Cyril the Philosopher” they first came in touch with church-slavonic music as soloists of the amateur college choir directed by Lyudmila Dobrinova, leader of the much cherished expedition PELEA. In the period 1987-1993 were all soloists in the chamber choir for ancient Bulgarian music at the school, which has given over 200 concerts in Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, Poland and Greece. Since 1998 Yossif Guerdjikov has been the musical leader of Yulangelo and the ensemble has pursued an active concert life all over Bulgaria. The group has appeared in four productions for Bulgarian National Television and for Bulgarian National Radio. The ensemble has recorded a CD and music for several documentaries. Yulangelo has produced four albums – Yulangelo 2000 (recorded 2000), The Manuscript (recorded 2004), Viatar Echi (recorded 2006) and Golden Concert Programme (recorded 2006). They have given various concerts in Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina - XVIII International Festival "Sarajevo Winter" 2002 Italy – “Atlante Neobarocco” Culture Festival, Lecce 2004 Sweden - 9 May "Europe Day" Fest 2004 Czech Republic - International Music festival “Prague Spring” 2005 Belgium – “Bulgaria in European Union”, Brussels, November 2006 Yulangelo specialises in liturgical Eastern Orthodox chant and in authentic Bulgarian folklore songs, which are close to the modal scale colours of the Eastern Church’s singing. Yulangelo explores the influence of the singing tradition of different ethnographic regions of Bulgaria on church singing.
Their performance, enriched by drum percussions (tapan), unique Bulgarian wooden shepherd`s flute (kaval) and the sounds of specific objects used in the Liturgy, such as wooden clapper (klepalo), censer (kadilnitsa) and bells clearly emphasizes the links between ecclesiastical music and Bulgarian folklore. More on:WWW.YULANGELO.COM Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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