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News 2016: (US) San Francisco Classical Voice Article: "“Kitka Remix” Filters Ancient Tones Through Modern Sensibilities" (by Lou Fancher, 28 Nov 2016)

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"When the world’s oldest song-transmission method meets the world’s most progressive song-production tools and techniques, is it bliss, or a blowout?

The women’s vocal ensemble Kitka specializes in traditional Eastern European songs, some of which predate Christianity and have been passed down by oral tradition — from mouth-to-ear-to-mouth — for centuries. ...

In July, 2016 they launched a step-out-on-a-plank project, “Kitka Remix.” Designed to stimulate creativity and reveal possible future collaborations, the Oakland-based group invited musicians from multiple genres — rap, indie-rock, techno, jazz, classical, electronic, pop, funk, R&B, and more — to toy with Kitka material. Granted, it isn’t the first — or last — time that traditional and turn-upside-down approaches to music have been combined, but the results so far are irresistible. " ...

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