I should add that the sales figures of the Humeniuk/Avramenko recordings
that I mentioned as an example might have even been tiny by the standards
of other Ukrainian recordings. After all, their cultural impact was in
their use in Avramenko-"franchised" dance schools, and there were only so
many of those in the country to sell to...
On Sun, Oct 17, 2021 at 3:05 PM Michael Andrec <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2021 at 5:35 PM Paul Jackson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi Eric.
>> There may be some areas where this information could be provided,
>> but likely not what you are asking: "success" or "failure" can be a very
>> subjective and limited issue.
> I wholeheartedly agree with Paul. I can think of a number of recordings
> targeted at Ukrainian audiences that had an outsized impact within that
> particular immigrant community (such as the Humeniuk's recordings of dance
> tunes for Avramenko's dance school franchise, Columbia 27251-F through
> 27256-F) , but whose sales figures were probably miniscule by the standards
> of releases targeted at the "Anglo" market.
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