Fonds uofa-2681 - Zinovii Shtokalko fonds

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Zinovii Shtokalko fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-2681

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1 m of textual records. -- 20 reel-to-reel tapes

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Bandura virtuoso, composer, and writer, 1920-1968. Zinovii Shtokalko was born May 25, 1920 in Berezhany, Germany. A medical doctor by profession, Shtokalko studied music with several prominent bandurysts. He improved bandura-playing techniques and developed his own distinct style of interpretation. Mr. Shtokalko legacy includes important works for bandura such as Atonal Etude, a large methodological study of the instrument entitled <i>A Kobzar Handbook</i> (published posthumously in 1989) and a definitive recording of dumas and other Ukrainian songs (recorded for M. Surmach in New York, 1952). His literary works were published posthumously in the collection <i>Na okrainakh nochi</i> (On the Edges of Night) and appear under the pen name Zinovii Berezhan in 1977. Mr. Shtokalko died in New York on June 28, 1968.

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Donated by University of Alberta, Department of Slavic and Eastern European Studies professor, Andrij Hornjatkevyc in 1996.

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The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Zinovii Shtokalko and dating from 1917-1992. The fonds consists of these series: I. Correspondence and personal documents (1946-1986) The series consists of correspondence, personal documents and other materials. II. Manuscripts (1917-1992) The series consists of manuscripts collected or created by Zinovii Shtokalko. III. Student Papers (1945-1948) The series consists of papers written by Shtokalko as a university student. IV. Musical arrangements (ca. 1952- ca. 1960) The series consists of reel-to-reel recordings and music scores created by Shtokalko.

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  • The material is in Ukrainian and English.

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An inventory is available in English and Ukrainian in the case file.

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Record No. 96-98<br><br>

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