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Group "Melnitsa" plays acoustic and electroacoustic music. Tools: Irish harp, cello, flute, melodica, zhaleyka, Vistula, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, accordion, drums, bass guitar. The main vocalist in the group is a soloist Helavisa.

Musical direction, in which the Group operates, usually attributed to the folk-rock, but also creative musicians invariably landmarks such bands and artists as Led Zeppelin, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones. In their songs, the principal author of the group, Natalie O'Shea, a linguist by training, uses a wide palette of images of all Indo-European mythology. Lyrics and music based on folk songs (Russian, Celtic, Scandinavian, Balkan) and medieval ballads, Minnesang, epics, legends.

Main songwriter of the group is Helavisa, several songs written by Alexei Sapkovym, moreover, "Melnitsa" sings Helavisa on poems of WB Yeats, Nikolai Gumilev, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Burns, Marina Tsvetaeva, Maurice Maeterlinck, Olga Lichine and others.