Preselnichesko Horo

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Preselnichesko Horo

(Immigrant's Dance)

Bulgarian Masters Series
Volume 3


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Preselnichesko Horo Book
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By the Dobrichka Troika, a trio of musicians from Dobrudzha, Bulgaria. (Published in 2000.)

Q: How do you pronounce the title? A:  press-SELL-nee-chess-ko   hor-ROW.

The Dobrichka Troika is a trio of musicians from Dobrudzha, in northeast Bulgaria. They play kopanka (a small gudulka), gaida (bagpipe), and harmonika (button accordion). Their music is of an old style characteristic of northeast Bulgaria, and has a rustic and addicting tone. This CD contains 28 tunes. The companion book will be available in 2001.

Playlist (title and time signature):

Playlist
Key
Click this to hear an audio sample
Written music is included in the book
Note: Slow songs are unmetered, highly ornamented songs which are beautiful to hear but difficult to notate in western music.
Title Meter
Ruchenitsa 7/8
Milo mi e, mamo 2/4
Zapravil Gospod manastir (slow song)
Surba ofitseryaska 2/4
Kolyu Burzakovata 7/8
Dyort Ayak (Chetiri kraka) 2/4
Arabadzhiisko horo 11/8
Kairyashko horo 2/4
Svatbarska melodiya (slow song)
Osman Faku (Toparlan) 2/4
Kalcho Ivanovata 9/8
Pandalash 7/8
Legna pri mama 2/4
Razbolyal mi sa Ivancho (slow song)
Selska ruchenitsa 7/8
Sborenka 2/4
Oi, Velo, Velo 7/8
Serdemenski kyuchek 9/8
Talima 2/4
Vedrinska ruchenitsa 7/8
Horo 2/4
Paidushkata 5/8
Preselnichesko horo 2/4
Kyutyukliiski pandalash 7/8
Ruka 2/4
Elin-Pelin 7/8
Silistrenska sborenka 2/4
Fetelesh 2/4

Total time: 61 minutes.