Kmeťoband – speaking

Kmeťoband – Igor Kmeťo, senior and Igor Kmeťo, junior. Since 1999, the group of father and son has been called Kmeťoband. In its current composition, the group has been playing together since 2000. The principal founders of the group are IGOR KMEŤO, sr. and IGOR KMEŤO, jr. IGOR KMEŤO senior is also a manager of…

Gypsy Jazz Festival

The 4th year of the Gypsy Jazz Festival, which main organizer is a well-known musician – saxofon player, composer, band leader and promoter Miloslav Suchomel was held on February 2, 2015 in Bratislava at the theater Nová Scéna. Suchomel left behind the original festival form of individual concerts and the visitors were offered a comprehensive…

Song Book – 01. Phen tu mange

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000018/SVK_A_PD_0000018.mp3 Pôvodná nahrávka piesne bola zdokumentovaná na 1. festivale kultúry olašských Rómov „Amari Luma“ v septembri 2013 v Komárne. Pieseň zaznela v interpretácii hudobného zoskupenia Ternipe (Mladosť) z Maďarska, čo je prevažne vokálna rómska skupina. Pieseň Phen tu mange je príkladom pomalej balady.  Spieva Dominika Klempárová. copyright: Štátna vedecká knižnica v Prešove zaznamenané: 23. 07.…

Songbook – 02. Odmukh mange

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000019/SVK_A_PD_0000019.mp3 Recorded on 8th of April 2014 during the Amaro Džives – Our Day Show, on the occasion of International Romani Day in Theatre of Jonáš Záborský in Prešov. The song was sung by Anička Oláhová. The author of t he song is unknown. It´s a slow, balladic song. Here, sung by Dominika Klemparova.

Songbook – 03. Džal e romňi pal o drom

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000020/SVK_A_PD_0000020.mp3 The original recording was documented during the performance of Romathan Theatre from Košice, in Svinia village, which was held as a cultural – educational event in April 2013. The performer of the song was Milan Godla, one of the members of theatre ensemble. It´s a playful, witty song, a raillery between a man and…

Songbook – 04. Mamo, so kerdžom

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000021/SVK_A_PD_0000021.mp3 The original recording of this song was acquired during the documentation of singing of street musicians in Prešov, in June 2014. The performers of this song were singers Martin Holub and Romanin Holub, from Chminianske Jakubovany village. It´s a pop song, composed in a present time. It´s an example of a slow song of…

Songbook- 05. Phen mange mamo

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000022/SVK_A_PD_0000022.mp3 The original recording of the song was documented during the event „Author Reading”, which took place in theTheatre of Jonáš Záborský in Prešov, in March 2014. The performer of the song was a musical guest, singer Marco Pillo. The song is artificial, even though the author of music and lyrics is unknown, but it…

Songbook- 06. Te me mamo

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000023/SVK_A_PD_0000023.mp3 The song belongs to the cathegory of slow, moarnful songs – halgató. Author of lyrics and music is unknown. It was first time recorded on Romani Culture Festival in Prešov, 1991, interpreted by Romani ensemble Perumos from Prague. Here, sung by Dominika Klemparova.

Songbook – 07. Phagle mange mri musori

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000024/SVK_A_PD_0000024.mp3 The recording was documented during the folk singing of Romani women from Žehňa village, in October 2013. The performers of the song were Jolana Horváthová, Gabriela Duždová and Anna Mačová. Slow, moarnful folk song – halgató. The song sung by a male about the difficulties in love. Here, sung by Dominika Klemparova.

Songbook – 08. Podradžakre Roma

http://www.portalsvk.sk/fileadmin/audio/SVK_A_0000025/SVK_A_PD_0000025.mp3 The original recording of this song was acquired during the documentation of singing of street musicians in Prešov, in June 2014. The performers of this song were singers Martin Holub and Romanin Holub, from Chminianske Jakubovany village. Author of the song is unknown. It´s a humorous song about the phenomenon of a social allowance.