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Mina, Asi: Bialo (Bolt)

Sound interpretations of Miron Bialoszewski's poetry, whose work focuses on the mundane aspects of the everyday life, usually from an autobiographical perspective and using an overtly colloquial language, interpreted by vocalist Mina Asi, aka Asia Bronisławska, speaking and singing over understated keyboard work.
 

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Label: Bolt
Catalog ID: BR K006
Squidco Product Code: 20207

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Poland
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded in Warsaw, Poland, in 2014.


Personnel:

Asi Mina-voice, keyboards

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track listing:


1. Ja Tez 1:37

2. No No 2:34

3. Cudu 3:11

4. Tu Do 3:21

5. A 1:11

6. Katastrofa Jest Od Dawna Byla Poczatkiem 0:38

7. Nago 1:38

8. Nie Wstane 0:26

9. Czego Szukac, Jak Jest 1:08

10. Nic 2:03

11. Odbicia 3:00

12. Wagonu 3:28
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"Miron Białoszewski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmirɔn bjawɔˈʂɛfskʲi]; June 30, 1922 - June 17, 1983), born in Warsaw, Poland, was a Polish poet, novelist, playwright and actor.

According to Joanna Nizynska from University of California in Los Angeles:" This most "private" author of postwar Polish literature disregards discourses of history so deeply embedded in the Polish literary tradition; rather he focuses on the mundane aspects of the everyday life, usually from an autobiographical perspective and using an overtly colloquial language. Although Białoszewski's works have stirred many discussions, most of these have focused on his treatment of genres and language...[1]

Białoszewski studied linguistics at the clandestine courses of the University of Warsaw during the German occupation of Poland. Following the end of the Warsaw Uprising, he was sent to a labour camp in Third Reich, and returned to Warsaw at the end of World War II.

First, he worked at the central post office, and then as a journalist for a number of popular magazines, some of them for children. In 1955 Białoszewski took part in the foundation of a small theatre called Teatr na Tarczyńskiej, where he premiered his plays Wiwisekcja and Osmędeusze, and acted in them with Ludmiła Murawska. In the same year Białoszewski debuted in Życie literackie along with another renowned Polish poet and his contemporary, Zbigniew Herbert. For many years, Białoszewski shared an apartment at pl. Dąbrowskiego 7 with his live-in partner, the painter Leszek Soliński.

His highly acclaimed memoir, Pamiętnik z powstania warszawskiego was published in 1970 (and translated into English in 1977). In it, Białoszewski gave a philosophical account of his wartime experiences 27 years after the fact. He died of a heart attack on June 17, 1983."-Wikipedia


Artist Biographies:

"Asi Mina is the solo project of folk singer and guitarist Asia Bronisławska, from The Complainer (formerly known as The Complainer & The Complainers). Born and living in Katowice, Silesia, Poland.

In polish language - ASI means "of ASIA, ASIA'S", ASIA is popular girls name.MINA means "look(on sb's face)/air/countenance/funny face" but also means mine'/bomb.

Some years ago she started her adventure with Mołr Drammaz under maiden name Kucharczyk.Later took part in Go Underground To See More Animals too.There are two cases, let's say profi things, interested for Asia:1. work with children and youngsters. Getting knowledge and possibilities of and from and with them, especially in meaning of musical composition and poetry. And for Asia's joy this could be endless. TOJETAKECOTAKETO.2. singing. Looking for melodies and stories worthwhile "to sing out, to shout out, to scream out, to vent out, to whisp out, to cough out."

first ASI MINA's solo album "HAVE ALL! BUT WHERE?" was released in april 2006 on Mik.Musik.!."

-Last.FM (https://www.last.fm/music/Asi+Mina/+wiki)
10/11/2017

 
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