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Medimurska Popevka, a Folksong from Medimurje. ©Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, 2017 2017
Medimurska Popevka, a Folksong from Medimurje

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Medimurska Popevka

Medimurska popevka, a folksong from the Medimurje region, was historically predominantly a soloist vocal genre practised by women. Nowadays, it is performed in a broad range of social contexts, by individuals and groups, men and women, in vocal, vocal-instrumental, instrumental, monophonic and multipart renditions, as a musical genre incorporated into the dance. The element is practised in a broad range of social contexts, from solitary music-making to family and community happenings, and most inhabitants have experienced popevka in numerous situations throughout their lives.

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Place/region: Croatia, Europe
Series: 2018 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
Authors and personalities: Tea Rapaic, participant.
Production: Pozitiv Film Zagrev, producer. Croatia. Ministry of Culture, sponsor.
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