The sound of Macedonian ethno music
Dear fans, We still collect the impressions from yesterday's concert. We spent wonderful time with you. Thank you for every applause, smile, admiration ... We thank you for 15 years to follow and support our work and above all, you are listening to quality, Macedonian...
Our traditional treasury is very rich, and the ethno-composition Monistra will open wide and pour the content on Thursday evening on June 21 at Bohemian Street, 22h. If you like original folk songs, virtuoso played dances, traditional Macedonian instruments, but also...
Kinisa mome na voda - traditional song, rearranged by Aleksandar Jovevski Monistra members: Aleksandar Jovevski, Gabriela Janushevska, Jovan Strezoski, Filip Nikolovski, Marjan Andonovski, Damjan Zifovski and Darko Nichevski Recorded, mixed and mastered by Angel...
Listen the beautiful ethno sound on this link "Kinisa mome na voda"
You can hear the songs on this link "Monistra"
Dear fans, we were guests at the "Stisni plej" music show at MTV tv station. We had a great time and excellent conversation.
On December 2017 we were invited and held a live concert at the Dramski Theater in Skopje, Macedonia.. Music and arrangment - Aleksandar Jovevski, Marjan Andonovski Monistra members: Aleksandar Jovevski, Gabriela Janushevska, Jovan Strezoski, Filip Nikolovski, Marjan...
The ethnic Macedonian traditional music, which can be rural or urban (starogradska muzika), includes: lyric songs, epic songs, labour songs, ritual songs, humorous songs, circle dance (“oro”), the old urban style called Čalgija (not to be confused with chalga) etc. Popular traditional songs are: Kaleš bre Angjo, Slušam kaj šumat šumite, Biljana platno beleše, Dafino vino crveno, Narode Makedonski, Zemjo Makedonska and many others. Often referenced oro dances are Teškoto from the village of Galičnik, Kalajdžiskoto, Komitskoto (The Dance of the freedom fighters) and others. An internationally acclaimed professional folklore association is the award-winning Tanec.
- šupelka (шупелка) — small flute
- kemane (кемане) — three-stringed fiddle
- tambura (тамбура) — long-necked lute
- zurla (зурла) — large double-reed horn
- tapan (тапан) — cylindrical drum
- kaval (кавал) — rim-blown flute
- harmonika (хармоника) — accordion