For Ukraine (Volume 2)

Having raised over $7,000 USD with the first volume, we are happy to present you with this follow-up, featuring 25 amazing compositions created for this benefit compilation. 100% of all the proceeds (excluding Bandcamp’s revenue share and payment processor fees) will be donated to International Rescue Committee (rescue.org) to support displaced children and families with vital supplies during the Crisis in Ukraine.

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Illia Bondarenko * Claire Deak * Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch * Joe Trapanese * Rachel Grimes * zakè & 36 * Aisha Burns and Jake Woodruff * Sachi Kobayashi * Anna Phoebe * Rhian Sheehan * Julianna Barwick and Rafael Anton Irisarri * Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres * Simon Scott * Olivia Belli * James Bernard * marine eyes * Sophie Hutchings * Heather Woods Broderick * Rose Riebl * Forest Management * Igama * FernLodge * Benoît Pioulard * Hinako Omori * Helios (feat. Hollie Kenniff)

We are especially honoured to open up this volume with a stirring new piece composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Ukrainian violinist Illia Bondarenko called “Piece for Illia“. Sending files back and forth, the two produced the music, a touching cry for healing, and no war. Illia has been playing and uniting musicians from a bomb shelter in Ukraine, including a powerful violin flashmob where Ukrainian violinists were joined in harmony by top violinists across the world. 94 violinists from 29 countries.

The sheet music for “Piece for Illia” is publicly available under creative commons license for anyone in the world to play: sitesakamoto.com/pieceforillia

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