Medieval Belarusian band, Stary Olsa got their begin in 1999 when artist Zmicier Sasnoūski thought to put together a traditional band that showcased medieval Belarusian tradition.
Stary Olsa makes a speciality of reconstructing 13th – 18th era music from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and medieval Belarus. They just lately added trendy rock music covers to their repertoire. In October 2014, they uploaded a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in The Wall” on social media. The song went viral, with properly over a million views, thrusting the group into the spotlight.
So what prompted the Belarusian band to enterprise exterior their comfort place and provides rock music world a medieval twist? In accordance with Flutist Maryja Šaryj, it was a whole accident. The music group loved joking round and playing medieval variations of their favorite rock bands. ‘Certainly one of our friends as soon as said: ‘Why don’t you play in my new show on TV!’ So we tried. “One” turned our first experiment; we needed to attract folks’s consideration to the actual content material of this music by refreshing it with a unique sound. Then we thought to maintain going with the good classic – Pink Floyd “Another Brick in The Wall”.
Watch Pink Floyd’s Another Brick in The Wall Medieval Cover: