2. Romani Music Videos

2.1

Title Koncert Čhavorenge, Ida Kelarova (MIRET project)
Artist, nationalityDate Ida Kelavorva, Czech
2011
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
12:29
Other interesting information Recording of a live concert of Roma choir under the direction of choirmaster Čhavorenge Ida Kelarova and Hradec Kralove Philharmonic conducted by John Kucera, which took place May 12, 2011 in Hradec Králové Philharmonic House.The project Čhavorenge focuses on promoting the Romani culture on a professional level and supporting talented children from ages 6-12 from selected Romani schools, municipalities and cities in the Czech and Slovak Republic. 

Link to the project web site:

http://www.miret.cz/en/page.aspx?v=pageCollection-13

Web link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RADVNPu25tM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Title Dzelem Dzelem
Artist, nationalityDate Esma Redzepova, Macedonian
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
5:49
Other interesting information Dzelem Dzelem (or Gelem Gelem) is the Romani anthem.   It was composed by Žarko Jovanović in 1971 during the first World Romani Congress and it is based on a traditional Romani melody.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKEzVLf-a24&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.3

Title Gelem Gelem
Artist, nationalityDate Esperanza Fernández and Dorantes, Spanish
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
5:12
Other interesting information Gelem Gelem is the Romani anthem. It was composed by Žarko Jovanović in 1971 during the first World Romani Congress and it is based on a traditional Romani melody.This is an interesting version interpreted by Esperanza Fernández and Dorantes, both grate Spanish Flamenco artists.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKInS1gpuuU

 

 

 

2.4

Title Sitaguitar
ArtistDate Yehudi Menuhin
1995
Language (if song)Running time
2h 20min
Other interesting information “From the Sitar to the Guitar” tells the story which started nearly thousand years ago in Rajasthan, India and culminates in the Spanish Flamenco.
Web link (if applicable) http://www.sitarguitar.com/index.php

 

 

2.5

Title Šuki prajta na čerkinen
Artist, nationalityDate After Phurikane, Slovak
2008
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
5:03
Other interesting information “After Phurikane” is an unusual music group consisting of individuals who came from different parts of Slovakia and were put together for this musical experiment. Diversity of their lives is being harmonized through music. Six musically untrained Roma singers were joined by two professional artists and one African percussionist and created a unique album in which all individuals are free to fully express themselves without supressing the others.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV4jNwGdn4I

 

 

 

2.6

Title Cindzom lake
Artist, nationalityDate After Phurikane, Slovak
2007
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
3:02
Other interesting information “After Phurikane” is an unusual music group consisting of individuals who came from different parts of Slovakia and were put together for this musical experiment. Diversity of their lives is being harmonized through music. Six musically untrained Roma singers were joined by two professional artists and one African percussionist and created a unique album in which all individuals are free to fully express themselves without supressing the others.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjll2Msp8hQ

 

 

2.7

Title Live concert
Artist, nationalityDate Kocani Orkestar, Macedonian
2013
Language (if song)Running time
1:26:05
Other interesting information Live concert of Kocani Orkestar with the band Municipale Balcanica
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLSpj0Qc9hs&feature=youtu.be

 

 

 

 

2.8

Title Balkan Romani music
Artist, nationalityDate Taraf de Haidouks, Romanian
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
44 min
Other interesting information Taraf of Haiduks”) are a Romani-Romanian taraf (a troupe of lăutari, traditional musicians) from the town of Clejani, one of the most prominent such group in RomaniaSince the release of its first album back in 1991, Taraf de Haïdouks has been considered the epitome of Romany music’s vitality. Their polyphonic sound incorporates instruments like violin, double drum, accordion, flute, cimbalom, double bass and some wind instruments. The group has toured worldwide
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrOxCPIUsyw

 

        

2.9

Title Orobroy
Artist, nationalityDate Dorante, Spanih
2009
Language (if song)Running time Kaló (Spanhis Romaní dialect)
5:31
Other interesting information Orobroy is one of the most famous song of Dorantes, a great piano player. Orobroy is very popular within the Spanish Roma because it contains lyrics in Kaló, the Spanish dialect or the Romani language.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_b3kca1rAs&feature=youtu.be

 

 

 

2.10

Title ConVivencias
Artist, nationalityDate Dorantes, Eperanza Fernández, Pastora Galván, el Lebrijano. Spanish
2009
Language (if song)Running time
9:32
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udfylzPsEAk&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.11

Title Popular song (bulerías)
Artist, nationalityDate Diego Pantoja, César Cadaval. Spanish
2010
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
3:46
Other interesting information Flamenco has always been present in the celebrations of the Spanish Roma, and often it becomes pure comedy, and this video is an example of two Flamenco artists and comedians at the same time!
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7bpQRl9hM0&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.12

Title Popular song (bulerías)
Artist, nationalityDate Marina Heredia and Diego del Morao, Spanish
2013
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
11:37
Other interesting information Marina Heredia is a great Flamenco singer belonging to a wide Flamenco lineage from Granada. In this video Marina is accompained by Diego del Morao, one of the exponent of current Flamenco guitar.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5i35ujJ1vo&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.13

Title Popular song (Siguiriyas)
Artist, nationalityDate Fernando de la Morena, Spanish
2013
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
6:41
Other interesting information Siguiriyas is one of the most ancestral forms of flamenco music. Its deep, expressive style is among the most important in flamenco. In this video Fernando de la Morena interprets one seguirya.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88QS9IgNXN0&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.14

Title Fandango
Artist, nationalityDate Antonio Núñez “El Chocolate”, Spanish
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
5:33
Other interesting information Chocolate has been one of the best Flamenco artists singing Fandangos, one of the most popular Flamenco styles. In this old video we can see him singing at his home.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgjZ83j9AfU&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.15

Title (Flamenco dance)
Artist, nationalityDate Antonio el Pipa, Spanish
2011
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
3:15
Other interesting information Antonio El Pipa is one of the greatest exponents of modern flamenco dance. In this video we can see the show “Danzacalí, dance of the Roma,” a show in which the artist wants to reflect the traditional nomadism that has historically characterized the Roma.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCshFkfWe6w&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.16

Title (Flamenco dance)
Artist, nationalityDate Farruquito, Spanish
2013
Language (if song)Running time Spanich
4:21
Other interesting information Farruquito is member of a great lineage of Flamenco dancers, currently he is the chief proponent of unique dancing style founded by his grandfather, ‘Farruco’. Throughout his life he has been immersed in the most pure form of Flamenco, making his début on this international scene on Broadway at the age of five. Since then he has devoted his entirety to the preservation and innovation of his beloved art form.This video is an extracts of the performance of Farruquito at Casa Patas, accompanied by great artists.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuuRh_MX5uc&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.17

Title (Flamenco dance)
Artist, nationalityDate Manuela Carrasco, Spanish
2013
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
4:44
Other interesting information Like many Romani artists, Manuela Carrasco comes from a family of flamenco dancers. Manuela Carrasco is considered today the best flamenco female dancer among Spanish Roma.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e59NY49VZ60&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.18

Title Rito y Geografía del cante, Manolo Caracol
Artist, nationalityDate Manolo Caracol, Spanish
1972
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
26:19
Other interesting information This is a video which is part of the series “Rito y geografía del cante”, a famous Spanish compilation of documentaries of Flamenco in the 70s
Web link (if applicable) http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/rito-y-geografia-del-cante/rito-geografia-del-cante-manolo-caracol/1898471/

 

 

2.19

Title Zarmen (Piano flamenco)
Artist, nationalityDate Diego Amador, Spanish
2012
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
3:56
Other interesting information Diego Amador is at the vanguard of flamenco. He walks confidently, without complexes and without sacrificing its soul flamenco other musical expressions, mainly to jazz.Self-taught and having never gone through a conservatory, Diego Amador has had the best teachers you can have: his family and his own artistic interests. It is this that makes him a complete artist in Renaissance sense. Not only composes, produces and performs his own works, but he also mastered multiple instruments and sings.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EoMbQC_wbc&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.20

Title (Piano flamenco)
Artist, nationalityDate Diego Amador and Dorantes, Spanish
2011
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
4:50
Other interesting information The film director Carlos Saura joined in his film “Flamenco, Flamenco” Dorantes and Diego Amador, probably the two artists who are more at the vanguard of Flamenco, both virtuous pianists.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgj9m9sEAnw&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.21

Title Rito y geografía del cante, Antonio Mairena
Artist, nationalityDate Antonio Mairena, Spanish
1972
Language (if song)Running time Spanish
26:19
Other interesting information This is a video which is part of the series “Rito y geografía del cante”, a famous Spanish compilation of documentaries of Flamenco in the 70s
Web link (if applicable) http://www.rtve.es/alacarta/videos/rito-y-geografia-del-cante/rito-geografia-del-cante-antonio-mairena/1786710/

 

 

2.22

Title NPR Music: Tiny desk concert
Artist, nationalityDate Fanfare Ciocarlia, Rumanian
2014
Language (if song)Running time
16:28
Other interesting information Small concert recorded by NPR Music
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mHFjJszcpU

 

2.23

Title Chaje Sukarije
Artist, nationalityDate Goran Bregovic, Serbian
2014
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
4:18
Other interesting information Goran Bregovic was the leader of the most important Rock band from the former Yugoslavia and he was always a devotee of Balkan Gypsy brass music. In 1988 was invited by film director Emir Kusturica to write a soundtrack for his movie “Time of the Gypsies”. This video is one of the most famous Romani songs of Goran Bregovic.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0nOh2hQ7H8&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.24

Title Indian Express
Artist, nationalityDate Harri Stojka, Austrian
2014
Language (if song)Running time
4:11
Other interesting information Harri Stojka has been one of the most influential jazz musicians in Austria, with a distinctive style combining acoustic blues guitar playing with the floating, intoxicating riffs typical of gypsy jazz. He is one the most advanced heirs of Django Reinhardt.In this video we can see him performing with an Indian group at the Jazz Festival of Wien 2014.
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkRIVTMkqG0&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.25

Title For Sephora
Artist, nationalityDate Rosenber Trio (Stochelo Rosenberg), Dutch
Language (if song)Running time
3:44
Other interesting information The Rosenberg Trio are two guitarists and one bassist—Stochelo Rosenberg (soloist), Nous’che Rosenberg (rhythm guitar) and Nonnie Rosenberg (double bass) from the Netherlands. Their inspiration is Django Reinhardt, the legendary Romani guitarist of the 1930s. The Rosenberg Trio’s genre has been characterized as Jazz Manouche (or Hot Swing).
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9JpMIR_PJM&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.26

Title Popular songs
Artist, nationalityDate Kolpakov trio, Russian
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
9:32
Other interesting information Different pieces of live music compiled by one of the members of the Trio. This compilation includes their famous song “Lela pa la tute” singed with Madonna
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLFI_K9CAVw&feature=youtu.be

 

 

2.27

Title Sharaiman
Artist, nationalityDate Damian & Brothers – Filarmonika Romanes, Romanian
2008
Language (if song)Running time Romanian
3:13
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDjUwQuUxs0

 

 

2.28

Title Dikta Devla so kerdem
Artist, nationalityDate Damian & Brothers – Filarmonika Romanes, Romanian
2008
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
5:28
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcKdTY0b1Hc

 

 

 

 

2.26

Title Dikta mamo ki bori
Artist, nationalityDate Mahala Raj Banda, Romanian
Language (if song)Running time Romani language
2:32
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ6b1JPg7VE

 

 

2.27

Title Rapsodie Hongroise n°6 – Franz Liszt
Artist, nationalityDate Georges Cziffra, Romania
Language (if song)Running time
7’04”
Other interesting information Performing one of the Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies, mostly influenced by the Roma music
Web link (if applicable) http://youtu.be/3L0Rncqx1yQ

 

 

2.28

Title Concert extraordinar
Artist, nationalityDate Taraf de Haidouks
Language (if song)Running time Rom & Rumanian
53’15”
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) http://youtu.be/1Q0T39uysRI

 

 

2.29

Title Gipsy Songs (excerpts)
Artist, nationalityDate Jorge Chaminé, Portugal/France ; Roberto de Brasov Romania/France
Language (if song)Running time Russian
Other interesting information Live performance in the UNESCO (60th anniversary of the Unesco – Concert for Peace – Jorge Chaminé & Friends)
Web link (if applicable) www.jorgechamine.eu (videos)

 

 

2.30

Title Franz Schubert Hungarian Melody in B minor D.817
Artist, nationalityDate Alfred Brendel, UK
1974
Language (if song)Running time
3’55”
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) http://youtu.be/g3O3IDHGxKw?list=RDqyWDLtpOq2A

 

 

2.31

Title El Sombrero de tres picos Manul de Falla (2 suites)l
Artist, nationalityDate National Spanish Orchestra, Jesus Lopez Cobos – Spain
Language (if song)Running time
22’08”
Other interesting information
Web link (if applicable) http://youtu.be/qdcQpTL9U20