The Society of Folk Dance Historians (SFDH)
Polomka, Metovničanka, i Kostenka
Information: Dance medley.
Pronunciation: poh-LOHM-kah, meh-tohv-nee-CHAHN-kah, ee koh-STEN-kah
Other names: PMK, Brass Band Dances, Brass Band Medley
Region: Donja Bela Reka, Serbia
David Shochat learned this medley in 1972 at a folk dance "camp" on the island of Badija in the Adriatic.
He said, "The little 'suite' of East Serbian dances I brought back was a little different (not taught to recorded music) since they had an actual live musician at the camp. He played all three dances on a dual-chanter bellows-driven bagpipe. I didn't have a tape recorder, so I just wrote down the music, and for the LP, we played brass band (that was me on tuba) instead of gajda."
AMAN Folk Ensemble Institute record, volume 4 has Polomka, Metovničanka, i Kostenka.
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