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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2018, 3 (141), 599–607

UDK 398.8(477.83):801.81



Kyrchiv Roman Fedorovych – scientist-folklorist, ethnologist and literary scholar, doctor of philological sciences (1980), professor (1994), full member of the T. Shevchenko Scientific Society (1992), academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School (1997), Honored figure of science and technology of Ukraine (2008). (Died 7 May 2018)

Abstrakt. The three songs that were sung by Teodor Kyrchiv, a native of the village of Korchyn, now Skole district of Lviv region, the head of the church and village choir «Prosvita», the father of Professor Roman Kyrchiv, are analyzed. These songs belong to the old part of Ukrainian folk songs, which in our time almost completely departed from the oral tradition, fell out of memory even of its oldest carriers. Involvement of theirs texts in the research discourse, the given information and observations is an incentive for the continuation of scientific research and in-depth understanding of the content, poetic, melodic essence and cultural and communicative role of these and other folk songs in the ethno-national space of Ukraine.

Keywords: father, song tradition, distribution geography of expansion, village Korchyn.

Received 23.02.2018


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