THE MUSIC OF BOHEMIA
BOHEMIAN LOVE SONG
ENGLISH VERSION BY L. FOXLEE
The Slovak folk-songs contrast with the Czech tunes by a more poetic form, a freer rhythm, and a tendency to introduce church modes.
The story of the world-known dance, the
- "Singing is the chief passion of the Slovaks. Nothing will find its way so surely to the heart of the Slovak people as a well-sung song. An old peasant woman once complained to a friend of mine that her son was a useless disappointing fellow.