Recordings Vol. 2

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why we love this

In contrast to the first volume, this second installment features Valentina's duo works. Here she expands the use of her voice and takes a much bolder approach to uninhibited improvisation.

about the record

Following the unpublished works of the Ukrainian/Estonian musician Valentina Goncharova, Volume 2 of Shukai’s archival project sits in direct contrast to the solo works of Vol. 1. Spending her youth studying classical music first in Kyiv and then in Leningrad, Valentina began her musical career with rigorous compositional study and concert violin performance. This long player of duets as such casts a light on Goncharova’s experiences with early free jazz, democratic improvisation and introductions to pure electronic sound.

Where Vol. 1 explored her home studio experiments and flirtations with musique concrete and new age, this volume seeks to give audience to similarly DIY recordings developed in collaborative environments away from the conservatoire. Properly documenting sessions revolving around smoky jazz cafes, art galleries, salons and theatre venues across Riga and Tallinn, these seven pieces add to the historical narrative of the soviet era avant-garde and show the broader spectrum of Valentina’s work.

  1. 1 - Valentina Goncharova, Alexander Aksenov - Reincarnation II 11:55
  2. 2 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled I 4:08
  3. 3 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled II 2:13
  4. 4 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled III 3:00
  5. 5 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Rock Jazz 5:14
  6. 6 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Temble Woman 9:12
  7. 7 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Cosmic Love 7:06

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Recordings Vol. 2

26,00

only 3 left

  1. 1 - Valentina Goncharova, Alexander Aksenov - Reincarnation II 11:55
  2. 2 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled I 4:08
  3. 3 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled II 2:13
  4. 4 - Valentina Goncharova, Sergey Letov - Untitled III 3:00
  5. 5 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Rock Jazz 5:14
  6. 6 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Temble Woman 9:12
  7. 7 - Valentina Goncharova, Pekka Airaksinen - Cosmic Love 7:06

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why we love this

In contrast to the first volume, this second installment features Valentina's duo works. Here she expands the use of her voice and takes a much bolder approach to uninhibited improvisation.

about the record

Following the unpublished works of the Ukrainian/Estonian musician Valentina Goncharova, Volume 2 of Shukai’s archival project sits in direct contrast to the solo works of Vol. 1. Spending her youth studying classical music first in Kyiv and then in Leningrad, Valentina began her musical career with rigorous compositional study and concert violin performance. This long player of duets as such casts a light on Goncharova’s experiences with early free jazz, democratic improvisation and introductions to pure electronic sound.

Where Vol. 1 explored her home studio experiments and flirtations with musique concrete and new age, this volume seeks to give audience to similarly DIY recordings developed in collaborative environments away from the conservatoire. Properly documenting sessions revolving around smoky jazz cafes, art galleries, salons and theatre venues across Riga and Tallinn, these seven pieces add to the historical narrative of the soviet era avant-garde and show the broader spectrum of Valentina’s work.

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