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Songs of Truth Website Expanded


May 22, 2015

The Songs of Truth website has recently been expanded- you can now visit the ‘Songs’ pages to read Julian Kytasty’s lively program notes for the Songs of Truth CD, read up on the history of the bandura and the kobzar tradition under ‘The Bandura’.


Explore the updated Songs of Truth web pages!


March 31, 2015

Over the last two weeks, we have made a number of changes to the Songs of Truth website: you can now visit the ‘Songs’ pages to read Julian Kytasty’s lively program notes for the Songs of Truth CD, read up on the history of the bandura and the kobzar tradition under ‘The Bandura’, meet our project…


Julian Kytasty Scott Sharplin Performance Video

Julian Kytasty & Scott Sharplin ~ Performance Video


March 19, 2015

Julian Kytasty and Scott Sharplin’s collaboration is a mixture of theatre arts and musical virtuosity. Kytasty’s ability to mix storytelling, masterful bandura instrumentals and Sharplin’s clever spoken word are featured in this performance from Griots and Kobzars at the Boardmore Playhouse.

LISTEN SUNDAY NIGHT: Songs of Truth on Blue Grotto 97.5


March 11, 2015

Listen this Sunday night, March 15th to the Blue Grotto on CKJM FM Coopérative Radio Chéticamp – 97.5 FM in Cape Breton, 9pm-midnight Atlantic Time! Host Myron Syms will be playing some of bard Julian Kytasty’s music from the Singing Storytellers CD production Songs of Truth!


Ukrainian Song Lyrics and Translations Now Available, More to Come!


February 9, 2015

Take a look at our new Songs pages! We’ve added transcriptions of the lyrics – in Ukrainian – with poetic translations created by Julian Kytasty. We’ll continue adding more content to the website in the coming weeks and months, including detailed notes about the histories and significances of each song, as well as the bandura…


Songs of Truth CD Release Party!


October 1, 2014

10-11:30 pm, Friday, October 10th, 2014 as part of the Singing Storytellers Symposium / Faculty Lounge, Cape Breton University (1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia) / Refreshments will be served!