Forward to the Persia

Persia, this was country placed in land, where is today’s Iran. Nowadays, there is language called new Persian or Farsi. This is so different language of old Persian language. This country has a rich culture. Ofcourse It means, that Persian music is very amazing too. Very interesting is this fact, that is assumed, that first…

Caribbean Calypso

Calypso, as a music genre was created in the isles of Trinidad and Tobago. This music was created in the times, where french creole was spoken there, but nowadays Calypso is sung in English language. Also, Calypso was creates by afro-Caribbeans. Calypso was influenced another caribbean genres, such as jamaican Mento, or Reggae.

Music of pearl divers

One friend on the internet informed me about Fijiri music. This is music, which is mostly vocal and It is played in eastern arabic gulf states, mainly in Bahrain and Kuwait. Singers imitates such things, like taking boat to the water, swimming on the gulf and, there are also percussions too to accompany singers. They…

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…

Music is art of the universe by Indians

Indian classical music is oldest form of classical music. This music was created in the India’s wedic period. Also, indian classical music is not divided and composed, like our western classical music. In this music are laws of the universe. How is It possible? Indian classical music is tuned not, like our western classical music…

Indonesian Gamelan

Maybe somebody of You heard about indonesian Gamelan, or You are from Indonesia and maybe know this tradition very well. Gamelan is music played mostly by percussion musical instruments, mainly metallophones and some drums too. There are also some bamboo flutes and string musical instruments, but Gamelan is characterized mainly by those metallophones. There are…

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:

Desert Blues

Here is a demonstration of the desert blues from Mali. Concretely, this is music of Tuareg group Tinariwen.

African drums

African drumming tradition is very common also for us. Many tribes, many drums, this is maybe typical for Africa. We also know one drum, but We don’t know name. This is Djembe. You can find this drum not only on music shops, but also in stores with a suvenirs. Also, rhythm was at the begining…