Drahus Bango’s world music amalgamation

I have discovered this gipsy musician from Slovakia some days ago. This is Drahus Bango and today I have discovered a video with name Cardas. Ofcourse, I wayted something, like real Cardas, which is not, like this. I think on typical Csardas from Hungary, but in modern form, as It is popular nowadays in Slovakia…

Tamburica and Mandolin

What those instruments have common? In which country those instruments are used in traditional music? Yes, this is Croatia, but We mainly associated Mandolin with italian music, specifically with music from Naples. Croatian traditional music is sometimes divided on two parts. Slavonian tradition and Dalmatian tradition, but there are also regions, which are not parts…

Kandrac’s revolution in Slovakia

No! This is not political revolution. This is musical revolution. Kandracovci band from eastern Slovakia is the new revolutionary band of folk music in Slovakia. This band is very popular and there are many people here, which love this kind of music not just on eastern Slovakia, but also in another regions too. In theyr…

Holiday in Greece

One of the first discovered foreign music was Greek music. I think on Greek music, which is known very best by foreigners not just by visiting of Greece, but sometimes by movie Zorba and main theme composed song. Also, Greek culture is one of the oldest cultures of our world and Greece is considered to…

Bulgarian folk music

It was, maybe four years ago, when I was interested on bulgarian culture. It started with Chalga pop (bulgarian pop-folk genre), nextly various cultural things and lastly, various kinds of bulgarian folk music. Also, bulgarian language is very similar to language, which was used by ancestors of Slovakia, I think on Church Slavonic. Here is…

Bulgarian female polyphony

Some people, or maybe those which are interested on ethnic music something knows about bulgarian female polyphonic choirs. Also, some ethno musical projects and composers uses female bugarian voices too. This thing is very common in bulgarian folk music. Here is example of those balkan female angel singing.

Slovenian Oberkrayner music

It was maybe in year 2011, when I’ve encountered Folk music from Alpine region. There was also Oberkrayner music from Slovenia. I’ve listened those music from various radio station across the internet, which played Volksmusik, as is named this music genre. Also, there people played also windbands, but not only of Austria or Germany, but…

Music from Slovakia, my homeland

Here is finally, video of my country Slovakia. Also, for people, Slovakia is eastern part of former Czechoslovakia. Slovenia is something different.

Cossack songs

Maybe You have heard about Cossacks, semi-military east slavic speaking people of Ukraine and Russia. Here is video of theyr music:

Djembe in Paris

This is video of Djembe players in the Paris metro. I think, this is very authentic play.