VASYL BARVINSKY (1888-1963)

An Evening Sigh
VASYL BARVINSKY
Pavlo Hunka

Composed in 1910 in Prague during Barvinsky's studies with Viteslav Novak. the Poem in a Ukrainian Modernist from the beginning of the 20th century who displays typical motifs of autumn weariness, decline, and disappointment. the moods are expressed by there composer as creeping chromatic harmonies in the piano.