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JUMPING DANCE FROM ȚARA MOȚILOR

Description: Performing with a taragot and accompanied by his brother Dorel Mariș on drums, Ardelean Mariș plays a jumping dance from Țara Moților. Both of them are from Mărișel village, Cluj County.  

Cite as: Sărită din Țara Moților – Jumping dance from Țara Moților; performers: Ardelean Mariș, Dorel Mariș, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0001a.


DANCE SONG FROM ALBAC

Description: Performing with a taragot and accompanied by his brother Dorel Mariș on drums, Ardelean Mariș plays a Moți dance song from Albac. Both of them are from Mărișel village, Cluj County.

Cite as: Joc Albăcenesc – Dance song from Albac; performers: Ardelean Mariș, Dorel Mariș, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0002a.

 


DANCE SONG FROM COSTANI

Description: Performing with a taragot and accompanied by his brother Dorel Mariș on drums, Ardelean Mariș plays a dance song from his native village, the Costani hamlet. Both of them come from Mărișel village, Cluj County.

Cite as: Joc de la Costani – Dance song from Costani; performers: Ardelean Mariș, Dorel Mariș, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0003a.

 


SAD SONG

Description: The fiddle player Nicolae Petrea from Albac village, Alba County, plays a typical, sad Moți song.

Cite as: Zâcală de jele – Sad song; performer: Nicolae Petrea, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0004a.


TRAȘU'S DANCE SONG

Description: The fiddle player Nicolae Petrea from Albac village, Alba County, plays a typical Moți dance song. He learned it in his youth at a neighbour’s wedding from Trașu, an older and well known Moți fiddle player.

Cite as: Cântarea lui Trașu – Trașu's dance song; performer: Nicolae Petrea, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0005a.


SONG FROM ALBAC

Description: The fiddle player Nicolae Petrea from Albac village, Alba County, plays a typical Moți song from his native village. The song was played by his father, who was also a fiddle player.  

Cite as: Albăcenească – Song from Albac; performer: Nicolae Petrea, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Roșu, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0006a.


IJNECHI’S DANCE SONG

Description: Petre Trif is the last player of an instrument called burdună (similar to a double bass) which had been widespread in the past among the settlement from Țara Moților. He is accompanied by Nicolae Petrea on fiddle. This instrumental group was typical for Țara Moților until the late 1980s.

Cite as:  Cîntárʼa li ižneki – Ijnechi’s dance song; performers: Nicolae Petrea, Petru Trif, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, transcription/ translation: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Paul, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0023a.


TRAMPLING DANCE SONG

Description: An old trampling Moți dance song played by Nicolae Petrea on fiddle and Petre Trif on burdună (an instrument similar to a double bass). This instrumental group was typical for Țara Moților until the late 1980s.

Cite as:  Ropotă – Trampling dance song; performers: Nicolae Petrea, Petru Trif, camera/ interview: Răzvan Roșu, transcription/ translation: Răzvan Roșu, editor: Valentina Paul, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: tran1277ROV0024a.