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1. "GRAPHIKS" (1992) - (CD - Solyd 1994, MC - Elias, 2003 - MC - "Wyrgorod")
2. "SORROW SOUNDS" (1995) - (CD - Triarios», MC - Crazy rats)
3. "LIVE 97" (1997) - (ÌÑ - Vyhod)
4. "Rada & Ternovnik - Miniature" - 1998 (CD - Prikosnovenie - France)
5. "MY LOVE MY SORROW" (1999) - (CD - UR-Realist)
6. "THE RUSSIAN EPOS" (live) (1999) - (CD - UR-Realist)
7. "COLD SEASONS" (2000) - (CD - UR-Realist)
8. "THE BOOK OF THE CRUELTY OF WOMEN" (2001) - (CD - UR-Realist)
9. "THE HISTORY OF THE WORLDS" (The Best) - (2001) - (CD - Misteria Zvuka)
10. "SALAMANDRA" (2002) - (CD - UR-Realist)
11. "ALL BELOVED IS SIMPLE" (2003) - (CD - UR-Realist)
12. "INSOMNIA" (2004) - (CD - UR-Realist)
13. "THE MARRIAGE" (2005) - (CD - UR-Realist)
14. "INCANTATIONS" (December 2005, CD - UR-Realist, Russia; CD - AtomCat, Ukraine)
15. Antology (2008, Soyuz) - 2 cd's + 1 dvd
16. dvd Live (2008 dvd club)

"Belladonna" (CD - Prikosnovenie - France)
Compilation Audio-Video magazine (CD - Russia)
Compilation FUZZ magazine (CD - Russia)
Compilation THE BEST RADA & TERNOVNIK - magazine Stereo-Video (CD - Russia, Ukraine)
Compilation ELEGY magazine (CD - France)

Radio Russia,
Radio Culture-Russia,
Freies Radio Karlsruhe. Germany,
Volver a la Magia. Argentina,
'Radio MultiKulti' (Germany), "Radio Dangus" (Lithuania), "Una Larga Pasión" (Argentina), "Ison Live Radio" (Australia) etc...




"Rada & Ternovnik" means Rada and the Blackthorn.
"Rada & Ternovnik" are the premiere Moscow world music band, most famous for chanteuse Rada's phenomenal voice.
"Rada & Ternovnik" appeared in early 1990-ies as one of Russian darkest indie bands. They played pioneering acoustic psychodelic

music extremely depressive in lyrics and outlook. Rada actively jammed with other highlights of then burgeoning Russian indie scene,

such as Kaliningrad's mystic reggae legend "Komitet Okhrany Tepla"("Warmth Guarding Committee").
In 1991-92 Rada i Ternovnik produced their first CD "Graphics", muddled, weird, depressive, but extremely powerful, something truly

unique. In mid-1990-ies "Rada & Ternovnik" mutated to a rock fourpiece, making even darker music highlighting virtuoso vocal

technique of Rada, who was compared often with Diamanda Galas and Elisabeth Frazer. The CD "Sounds of Sorrow" and numerous

live cassete-only releases were recorded during this period. Listeners very often experience specific shamanic influence of her voice,

reporting weird bodily feelings, sudden disappearance of gravitation, and many other unusual things.
In 1998, "Rada & Ternovnik" made the first Russian trip-hop record - "My love, my sorrow", still very dark, but melodic, agressive and

danceable at spots. "My love, my sorrow" was released by Russian goth/indie label Ur-Realist jointly with the French dark wave label

Prikosnovenie, also the home to XVII Vie, Jack or Jive and Raksha Manchan. Since then all albums of Rada were released by

Ur-Realist in Russia and by Prikosnovenie in France.
2000 - At the same time Rada uses perfect opera technique, having spent seven years on studies and polishing the technique with

opera pedagogue. In the same year Rada began to attend folklore seminars of Dmitry Fokin (Dmitry Pokrovsky's ensemble

participant, he had sung there for fifteen years & collected a unique expeditionary material). To her astonishment, Rada finds out that

her voice in traditions of the Italian opera school harmoniously supplies specific folk singing. Rada understood that the majority of her

songs which are not in traditional rock-culture are Russian national melodies reconstructed from archaic memory. The majority of

melodies turned to be close to Russian Northern tradition. More than that, the subjects of the texts, their figurativeness, are close to

national. Thus "I'll walk the path" has almost precisely followed ancient legend about the origin of the Earth, stated in the folk song

"Near Kiev, near Chernigov", and the song "The Sun after the Moon " appeared to be similar to folk lullabyes.
2001 - In the new century, "Rada & Ternovnik" incorporated acoustic strings (cello, double bass, viola), bassoon; their music became

lighter, with medieval, folkish and classical influences apparent. Now "Rada & Ternovnik" perform as a neoclassical ensemble, with

cello and basoon duo playing the leading role. The latest releases of "Rada & Ternovnik" all reflect this neoclassical tendency to some

degree; of these, the most powerful is "Salamandra" (2002).
2003-2004 Since "Salamandra's" release, "Rada & Ternovnik" acquired a harder, darker edge to their sound; the cello and the basoon

are out, replaced by harsh, almost industrial rhythm-section. The group was appearing in a flurry of festivals and live performances. Of

these, the most memorable were the concert of Moscow underground gothic and industrial artists in honour of sad passing of Jhon

Balance of Coil and Threshold House (2004). The same year Rada & Ternovnik were featured artists of Inferno Radio Festival in Saint

Peterburg, along with Cold Meat Industry's Arcana (Sweden).
2005 - "Rada & Ternovnik" were called "founders of Russian folk-rock movement". Their album "The Marriage" (ZHENITBA) blends the

trademark dark and sorrowful vocals of Rada with authentic folklore music of a Russian ethnic collective "Yasnyj Den" ("The Bright

Day") into a rich tapestry of unique post-rock sound. In December of 2005, the musical producer Nazim Nadirov recommended

"Zhenitba" by Rada and Ternovnik as the best ethno recording of 2005 for participation in WMCE (World Music Charts European ).
December 2005 - INCANTATIONS (ZAGOVORY) - new CD. INCANTANTIONS continues and develops the tradition of the rithual

authentic music that started with MARRIAGE (ZHENITBA). Now the band does not just turn to Slavonic folklore -- the abundance of

ethnical instruments (Tibetan ritual trumpet, Australian didgeridoo,South Indian kanjira, Russian wind instruments) is not a goal in

itself. Rather, it is a necessary condition to make it possible to show the ancient roots of the band in all its diversity and variety. The

disc "INCANTATIONS" is published both in Russia and Ukraine. The best songs of "Rada & Ternovnik" were published in February

2006 by the leading Russian H