The use of more traditional Macedonian instruments such as gaida Macedonian bagpipe , kaval end-blown flute , tapan double-headed bass drum and tambura long-necked lute is becoming rarer, however it is still possible to find among the older men in the community a small number who can play the gaida. The Greek music of Macedonia belongs to the musical idioms of mainland Greece but also presents an interesting internal diversity, due to the great mass of refugees that Macedonia has absorbed as well as its economic and cultural exchanges with the areas adjacent to it: Epirus, Thessaly, the Aegean Sea and Thrace. Macedonian music has been passed on by means of a strong oral tradition. The folk music is mostly passed to the next generation by the oral tradition. This Western harmonic approach has been an accepted practice for sometime.
There were guests from 219 countries on this page. The lyrics of the folk songs are in public domain, but if you use them on your site, please link back to , to acknowledge the years of effort lovingly put in publishing this collection. This web site is a collection of traditional folk songs from Macedonia. Macedonia was part of Yugoslavia. Hey, I have a wife, I have a wife, she will mourn me.
Macedonian music is a modal drone-based music, however with the introduction of instruments such as accordion and guitar, and the influence of Western music the same melodies have been given a more harmonic backdrop. I can't believe I didn't find this site sooner!!! For medium low voice solo and piano accompaniment Low voice Medium-Low. She pressed, she trapped three shepherds, hey, Three shepherds, three shepherds, three shepherds. She pressed, she trapped three shepherds, hey, Three shepherds, three shepherds, three shepherds. There is evidence, also, for other instruments played in Thessaloníki and other cities of western Macedonia, namely kavali wooden long flute , outi short-necked lute , kanonaki psaltery and, until recently, bowed tambouras. . The third shepherd, the third shepherd prayed to her, Hey, let me go, oh let me go, oh Shar Mountain.
Jovano, Jovanke, I'm waiting for you, To come to my home, And you don't come, my dear, My heart, Jovano. I have a sister, I have a sister, she will mourn me. The closest other National style would be the music from the bordering country of Bulgaria, particularly that from the Pirin region. When you start to dance, your heart dances. Verse 2 There are no stars more beautiful, than your eyes. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features.
Your leaves, forest - my sister, Are going to get back to you My youth, forest - my sister, It's not coming back More sokol pie A falcon is drinking A falcon is drinking water in the River of Vardar Jane, Jane the white gullet Jane, Jane the gentle lamb Oh you falcon you brave bird Jane, Jane the white gullet Jane, Jane the gentle lamb Haven't you seen a brave man to pass by a brave man to pass by with nine sharp wounds? The region of Macedonia in North Greece is one of the richest in music expression and dances. The third shepherd, the third shepherd prayed to her, Hey, let me go, oh let me go, oh Shar Mountain. Jovano, Jovanke Old Macedonian song performed by Tose Proeski Jovano, Jovanke Jovano, Jovanke, You sit by the Vardar, bleaching your white linen, Bleaching your white linen, my dear, Looking at the hills. This is not to say that there is no interest in the traditional instruments which are now mainly found in the villages, but they have gradually been replaced by modern instruments. This collection is my personal, non-profit project and a long term hobby. I suggest, that it's some kind of name, or place You, fool boy , beautiful. I couldn't believe my eyes, all of the songs I know and love, plus countless other downloads are available for free.
You will also find many music lovers and merry makers and thus it is as if the ancient myth that places Orpheus, a god of music, on Mt Pangaion finds its justification in our own time. The music is intrinsically linked with dance as there has always been a strong folk dance tradition, and much of the music accompanies these folk dances as does all the music on this album. A wife mourns, a wife mourns for 6 weeks, hey A sister mourns, a sister mourns up to a year A mother mourns, a mother mourns forever, hey A mother mourns, a mother mourns even until the grave. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Finally, the music of the easternmost area is related to the music idiom of western Thrace, while the coastal regions of Macedonia that used to deal with the Aegean and the sea trade especially the coasts of Chalkidhiki, maintain tunes and airs from both great categories of Greek music, the mainland and he islands traditions, assimilated however into the local idiom. Music of course does not obey politically imposed boundaries, and so the music of Eastern Macedonia and Western Bulgaria is very similar. This site has , 759 translations, and audio samples of Macedonian folk songs, recorded by.
You doesn't see a thin poplar in the garden You doesn't see a thin poplar in the garden Se Navali Shar Planina Sar Mountain Leaned She leaned, Shar Mountain leaned, hey She leaned, she leaned, Shar Mountain. The first shepherd, the first shepherd prayed to her, Hey, let me go, oh let me go, oh Shar Mountain. Macedonian folk music, created on one of the major crossroads of our civilization, has a specific mixture in all of its elements: instruments, rhythms, lyrics and melodies. Some audio materials are published in higher quality with permissions from their authors. There is also a rich vocal tradition. Refrain: Is there in this wide world, a more beautiful girl than a Macedonian? They light up the night sky, as though it were dawn.
Hey, I have a mother, I have a mother, she will mourn me. There isn't, there isn't, there won't be born. For Recitals, Concerts and Contests. Send me your comments, ideas or materials using the following address:. Macedonian music has been passed on by means of a strong oral tradition and this album is one small link in that chain. Hey, I have a wife, I have a wife, she will mourn me.
If you know or maintain other chart pages or have any messages to maintainer of this page,. I have a mother, I have a mother, she will mourn me. I want to express my endless gratitude to all the people who contributed in making this site what it is today, by sending me lyrics or translations of lyrics, as well as audio recordings or ideas for improving some feature of this web site. Yugoslavia was formed after World War I to unite Slavic and west Balkan region. A similar variety is to be found in the instruments used in the traditional music of Macedonia.
For medium high voice solo and piano accompaniment High voice Medium-High. Hey, I have a mother, I have a mother, she will mourn me. Music of the Republic of Macedonia Makedonsko Devojče Macedonian Girl Verse 1 Macedonian girl, a many-coloured bouquet, gathered in a garden, given as a gift. The music database is enormous and I could download for days on end!! People from 30 countries still don't know about this page. So maki sum se rodila I was born with torments I was born with torments I will die with griefs write my torments up on my gravestone I will climb on a mountain I will get down in the dark caves my eyes to extinguish not to be able to see the sun I will get down in the garden to those dewy flowers to that scarlet rose to that early white basil Dimna Juda Dimna Yuda Dimna Yuda built a city on the mountain, on Vlaina. Greek Music in Eastern Macedonia Greek Music in Eastern Macedonia includes many asymmetrical rhythms.