Raising the Bar: Bulgarian Folk Songs (book + dvd)

$ 35.00

Book + DVD
Created by Patty Cuyler & Mollie Stone, with Bulgarian singer Elitsa Stoyneva

Book with accompanying DVD of traditional and composed folk songs for treble voiced-ensemble from Bulgaria.Singer Elitsa Stoyneva

Thirteen Bulgarian songs especially chosen for youth and children’s choirs, ranging from children’s play songs to a Christmas processional to three-part arrangements by Bulgarian composer Petăr Krumov. Included in the book are scores, word sheets with complete translations and IPA, a detailed pronunciation guide and a short history of Bulgaria and its music, plus detailed rehearsal and performance techniques and tips. The accompanying teaching DVD features Bulgarian gold-medal winner Elitsa Stoyneva teaching the pronunciation and voice parts and performance video by a project ensemble of 28 singers aged 8-18 from the Chicago Children’s Choir.

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Songs in this volume:
  1. De ima voda studena, Radolyo (trad. folk song)
  2. Ergen deda more prez plet gleda (trad. folk song)
  3. Haide Tsone (children's play song)
  4. Hodila Doina za voda (trad. folk song)
  5. Izgubila Veselinka (children's play song)
  6. Maro le mări hubava (trad. folk song)
  7. Maro, Mariyke, fidan builiyke (trad. folk song)
  8. Moma Angelina, mamo (children's song)
  9. Oi, koledo (Christmas wassailing song)
  10. Sărdit Daimyan (by Petăr Krumov)
  11. Snoshti săm minal (by Petăr Krumov)
  12. Taz vecher ne mi veselo (by Petăr Krumov)
  13. Zhivovale bratya (trad. folk song)

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