Baltos Varnos (White Crows) - one of my favourite bands, created by twin sisters - Milda and Terese Andrijauskaite. Beautiful voices, great souls, very rich music.
Here I want to share a lithuanian folk song Užaugo Liepa (Up Grew The Linden Tree), performed by Baltos Varnos as SSAA with piano...
I am absolutely desperate to identify the tune played in this tourism video about Budapest called "Beautiful Budapest (1938)". Here is the video
This video is from a series called TravelTalks produced by James Fitzpatrick with the musical score performed by Jack Shilkret...
Googled and found that, as long as there is a certain known composer the song is an art song, regardless of how simple the melody is, or how popular it is in its local area. Is this a strict definition?
I wonder what a curieous people, circassian invented circus act and theatre some of it, what a mysterieous people of Caucasus, now beside islam there are christian circassian and pagan one, what dose there music sound like any interresting instrumental r vocal, or both.
Can someone point me in the right direction for understanding Janacek's harmonic world. Is it modal? chromatic? I know he uses a lot of simple folk melodies but he harmonizes them with such a unique sound.