The author examines the content-related and formal roles of water in lyric songs and ballads, its meanings and metaphorical dimensions in various song microcosms (from spring to sea), and the way water is portrayed in individual song examples from having purifying power in love song “Dekle moja, prinesi mi vode” (Oh Girl of Mine, Bring Me Some Water, Š 2206–2211) to transcendental and mythological dimensions in ballad “Riba Faronika nosi svet” (Faronika the Fish Bears the World, SLP 20).
B.03 Paper at an international scientific conferenceCOBISS.SI-ID: 31700269
Stories from Songs from Prekmurje, or What Katie Was Singing About analizes social circumstances which shaped folksong tradition in Prekmurje. It provides understanding od the song tradition, marked by separation from other Slovenian regions, by the strong influence of protestantism and by seasonal labor.
F.29 Contribution to the development of national cultural identityCOBISS.SI-ID: 254009344
The article is based on the analyzes of 605 examples of traditional songs that were recorded in Prekmurje. The analyzes is based on observing singing techniques and the number of voices which – in comparison with the Central Slovenian multipart singing – reflect regional particularities. These particularities point out especially in two-part singing, in specific rhythmic structures and archaic predated major and minor tonal systems.
F.27 Contribution to preserving/protecting natural and cultural heritageCOBISS.SI-ID: 31898157
The exhibition presents in multimedia way the traveling of folk song from orality to print. It uses new ways to introduce the audience with Slovenian folk song tradition from first maniscripts and sound recordings to literarization.
F.28 Organising an exhibitionCOBISS.SI-ID: 31859757
CD present folk song heritage of the Uskoks, which were settled in White Carniola already in the sixteenth century. Over the centuries, these newcomers were assimilated into the Slovenian environment, but they also made their own distinctive mark on it with their culture and song heritage. The singers of White Carniola adopted part of this heritage into their song repertoires and have preserved it until today, albeit in a slightly modified linguistic and musical form. Most of the songs are being presented to the public for the first time.
F.27 Contribution to preserving/protecting natural and cultural heritageCOBISS.SI-ID: 254091264