musical instruments

Brŭšljan 1

55 (a) òx mi tɤ̀j səs svìrki i s kəvàl':i svìrehne
Well, we did play [instruments], these small pipes and end-blown flutes.

56 (a) svìreə də kàž'em ufčàrite əmə tuvà e nè e n'àkujə
That is, the shepherds played [them]. But that’s not some kind of,

57 (a) təkà də se kàž'e kəktu n'àkuj urkèstər də iskàrət əmì
like you might say, performing in some kind of orchestra, but [rather]

58 (a) təkà vərì tə si turulìkə pudir ufc'ɛ̀te də sə zəwəvl'àvə
[a shepherd] walks along, chirps after his sheep to amuse himself.

59 (a) təkìvə svi sviràč'i sme bilì nìe səs svìrki kəvàl':i
We were all such musicians, with small pipes and end-blown flutes.

60 (a) i gàjdi ìməš'e nə n'àkuj tə svìrexə vətrešnustɤ̀ gəjdərž'ìi
Some had bagpipes, and played them; bagpipe players [were] in the interior,

61 (a) štòtu jà i kəde grənč'àr xòdih nə tàm tàm ìməš'e mumč'ètə
because when I went to Granichar, there were boys there

62 (a) kuìtu svìrehə gàjdi nè e gàjdə gàjdə səs
playing bagpipes. No, not the [simple] bagpipe but the bagpipe with –

63 (b) kəvàl':i i kəvàl':i i də gàjdətə bəškɤ̀ i kəvàlət
End-blown flutes, end-blown flutes. A bagpipe is one thing, an end-blown flute –

64 (a) e dà de gàjdətə bəškɤ̀ i kəvàlət bəškɤ̀
Yes indeed. A bagpipe is one thing and an end-blown flute is another.

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Recommended Model for Citations

Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)
Babjak 1: 13-15. In: Bulgarian Dialectology as Living Tradition [2016] (http://www.bulgariandialectology.org, visited on 1 March 2016)

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