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Ottoman Romania Folk Songs.

Here are some songs with text of Romania in the XIX century, While the Ottomans where occuping south-western Europe. These songs were composed by Anton Pann (1790s-1854). HE was born in Bulgaria. But he moved to Bulgaria where he got married and composed much of his folk songs.

Leliță Săftită: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-wqbZnPuhg

Bordeiaș Bordei, Bordei: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM2bPPoQRas

Până când nu te iubeam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crbBJa1IcNs

Bat-o Sfantu' de Lupoiae: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Impu_h33BBE

Nu mai poci de ostenit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lKT-oEl7xU

Hope you like them.

March 30, 2017

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cjnfl

These are actually pretty good.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamuelCristea

I know right! I was surprised myself.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamuelCristea

They're all good but my favorite one is Bat-o Sfantu' de Lupoiae.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/odt5
  • 1505

Very cool, thanks. Having studied Arab and Turkish music before, it is surprising how strong the Turkish influence is in these pieces. I knew that Romanian and Hungarian folk songs carried a lot of traces and melodies of that type of music (there's a really interesting essay by Bela Bartok about his ethnomusicology work in Turkey, how he recognized a lot of Hungarian folk music there), but in these the Turkish sensibility is right up front, with a Roman/Slavic feel still present but taking a backseat, so to speak.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sebastianmolin

Amazing! I did not notice this type of music in our culture (you can tell how much we listen to it :-)))

but it's amazing nonetheless! Especially if you love both Romanian and Middle Eastern/Caucasus regional music :P


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wyqtor
  • 2119

Anton Pann also composed our (pretty awesome) national anthem:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPkzF7XvJtI

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