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Greetings from Balkan
Sar Roma
Greetings from Balkan
Genres: World Music, Pop


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All Artists: Sar Roma
Title: Greetings from Balkan
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Peters Music Factory
Release Date: 4/25/2007
Album Type: Import
Genres: World Music, Pop
Styles: Europe, Eastern Europe
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 871215067023, 8712157906709

CD Reviews

Henry H. Bradley, Jr. | Seattle, WA United States | 07/03/2000
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The only information provided a hopeful buyer of this album is the title. The music might vary from the sublime to the ridiculous. Tell us, O Amazons, describe the music, the players, give a few soundbites of the music."
Gypsy Kings wannabes
Michael Gordon | Redmond, WA USA | 10/25/2000
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Sar e Roma consists of Stevo, Branko, Goran, Bato and Hari -- that's all the CD tells us. They sing in Romany: usually solo male, sometimes female or group vocals. Instrumentation is mostly acoustic guitar with occasional darabuka, though they play tamburica on a few tunes.Much of the CD is continental Gypsy Kings-style music, performed with energy but not enough polish to be more than ordinary. Three songs caught my ear: Ushti and Baro Foro, two men's songs in Vojvodina style with Rom choruses, and Maljarkica, a pretty women's a cappella song with a similar semi-Magyar flavor. If someone told me this band was the tenth-best Rom cafe combo in Subotica, I'd believe them. If you're fond of Gypsy songs and aren't too picky about musicianship, it might be worth its modest price."