Treasured Polish. Folk Melodies. Performed by. Bob Johnson. A third option is to send a check to:. Robert Johnson. Rochester, NY No charge for shipping.
PoloniaMusic yahoo. Bob Johnson of PoloniaMusic. Total Running Tim e: 45 minutes, 06 seconds. Treasured Polish Folk Melodies. Running Time - The title translates roughly as "hey falcons. When you listen to the recording you will surely notice the screech of a falcon heard in the background. Although its exact origins are unknown, the song was believed to have been written by the Polish-Ukrainian poet-songwriter Tomasz Padura in the first half of the 19th century. It is representative of what is known as the Ukrainian school of Polish literature.
The song also became popular in Ukraine, with a slightly different text in Ukrainian. Percussion - According to "The Polish Heritage Songbook", this song is "the most famous of all krakowiaks written by Edmund Wasilewski Vistula is Poland's main river and, like Poland, shall continue to flow until the end of time.
He's dead now, but surely a lively mazur mazurka dance would bring him back to life. But does anyone really want to extend the favor to such an unkind man? My recording includes background sounds of the great outdoors, including crickets, the crackle of a campfire and the hoot of an owl. A wolf heard howling Zawierucha - The Feliks Dzierżanowski Polish Folk Band - Swojskie Melodie the distance serves as a serious reminder of the life-threatening dangers we all must face.
Kujawiak tunes are romantic, lyrical, and often written in a minor key and therefore slightly sad. One of the features of the Kujawiak that I admire most is its characteristic rubato tempo, allowing the performer to slow down and speed up at his or her discretion. I do my best to recreate his spirit in this piece. You will be charmed Himmel Auf Erdn - Aniada A Noar - Gott Und Die Welt the music-box sound of the recording.
I am honored that this Zawierucha - The Feliks Dzierżanowski Polish Folk Band - Swojskie Melodie from the CD was selected for the travel. Hope she likes my redition. In this song, a maiden begs her mother for permission to marry Johnny. One of the things she admires about the you man are buckles that jingle on his belt. The tradition of adhering a fair amount of bling on a man's belt Andante - Brahms* - Rudolf Serkin, George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra - Piano Concerto No.
2 In B of military origin. Get ready! Highlander Medley - Keyboard - There is nothing more spirited than good gorale music. It is especially meaningful on the eve of St.
Sylvester New Year's Eve and when sung by students at the conclusion of the school year. The song reminds us that the years fly by and ultimately all friends must part, but if the fates allow, we will someday meet again and to share our dreams and join our voices in song.
My version of this song is a bit of a tribute to Juraj Janosik. On the lam, the legendary fugitive runs through the forest pursued by the authorities.
Will they catch him? He was 25 years old. The violin I used in this song to keep rhythm throughout the song was my dad's. In the 17thth centuries, bands of robbers roamed the Tatra Mountains. Generally these were men who sought refuge in the mountains from oppressive lords or to avoid conscription into the military.
Some also were there in the hope of finding legendary treasures hidden in the Tatra Mountain caves. To some extent these thieves were admired by the locals for their spirit of freedom. Like England's Robin Hood, the most famous was, the son of a Slovak peasant who shared his loot with the poor.
He is the inspiration for many Polish highlander songs. Source: "Polish Folk Dances and Songs" - pages Also from Polonia Music:. These are the beautiful folk melodies your babcia. That's right, the harmonica! I think you will like Secrets - Dragoide - Prisma. Sound effects are also used to add realism to the recoding: sounds of nature including the screeching of a Polish eagle, the crackling of a campfire, the howling of the wind, the baying of wolves, thunderand the sweet sound Zawierucha - The Feliks Dzierżanowski Polish Folk Band - Swojskie Melodie a baby crying.
Such a talent! These Ode Bra - Al MacDowell - Time Peace the songs my babcia loved the most. I bet yours did too. Biographical Notes. Bob Johnson is a Polish-American with a deep appreciation for Polish folk music. He began playing folk guitar when he was in high school and has since enjoyed playing his favorite Polish melodies on guitar for his family.
His soothing fingerpicking style is perfect for the Polish songs he cherished as a boy. Polonia Music's Christmas CD. Bob enjoys promoting Polish music and culture, and his website, www. LEFT: My classical guitar is shown here alongside my dad's violin. Plenty of great Polish folk tunes were played on that violin.
New for : Treasured Polish Folk Melodies. I hope my music in some way conveys the feelings I had when I recently visited my family's ancestral village. Some of my relatives currently live in the house shown to the right of the crucifix in the photo. Sven Tietzer geht aber auch aufs Land. In Masuren trifft er z. In Polen leben Wisente noch in freier Wildbahn. Sven Tietzer betreibt in Polen auch Kulturkunde, u. Text: NDR.
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