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The Influence of Ukrainian Song «The Cossack was riding behind the Danube» on the Passionarity of Ukrainian Nation

Olena Bukhnieva, Larisa Bankul
Last modified: 2017-06-05


The article reveals some aspects of the emergence of Ukrainian songs associated with socio-political conditions in Ukraine in the XIX century. In the perception of contemporaries, the Ukrainian tone was combined with ideas about the Cossacks. A typical example of the Ukrainian melodies of that time can serve as a widely distributed and placed in printed collections a song of a lyrical character "The Cossack was riding behind the Danube" composed by the "Cossack-poet" S. Klimovsky.