In a nutshell, a kafana is a sort of a tavern, inn, rustic decorated with specific type of music. The goal was to have a mixture of performers of different nationalities, age and locations. Yes, more songs could be added, yes some regions were not included due to lack of significant songs and no, the list is not based on any official poll. Songs definitely vary from country to country, kafana to kafana. Furthermore, the lyrical subject would like to set the kafana on fire, he is quite emotional and nostalgic about his lost love, especially when the Gypsies come to him and sing him songs that remind him of his lost love. This is a traditional song dating back to the Ottoman Empire.
Haris Džinović – I tebe sam sit kafano
A solid rock band formed in Belgrade in the middle of the s, Repetitor have evolved from spiky upstarts into one of the most consistent and respected Serbian bands on the scene today. The trio are in many ways the spiritual successors of the vibrant Yugoslav punk scene, albeit with an undeniable nod to American punk bands like The Stooges. Their live shows also happen to be absolutely magnificent. From young upstarts to some veterans of the scene, Jarboli formed in and have gone from strength to strength ever since. The iconic mix of angular guitars and busy drums very rarely misses. The quartet builds their unique sound around the rhythm section, adding unadulterated aggression through other instruments, vocals and lyrics to create something different every single time.
Are you fed up with the kafana as well?
Music of Serbia has a variety of traditional music, which is part of the wider Balkan tradition , with its own distinctive sound and characteristics. Church music was performed throughout medieval Serbia by choirs or individual singers. The songs performed at the time were derived from the Octoechos Osmoglasnik , a collection of religious songs dedicated to Jesus. Aside from church music, the medieval era in Serbia included traditional music , about which little is known, and court music. Medieval musical instruments included horns , trumpets , lutes , psalteries , drums and cymbals. Sung Serbian epic poetry has been an integral part of Serbian and Balkan music for centuries. In the highlands of Serbia and Montenegro these long poems are typically accompanied on a one-string fiddle called the gusle , and concern themselves with themes from history and mythology. After the Ottoman conquest of Serbia, music was enriched with oriental influences at the expense of Serbian folk music.
Serbian pop is the pop music scene of Serbia. During the s, s s, s and the s, while Serbia was a constituent republic of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia , Serbian pop scene was a part of the SFR Yugoslav pop scene. Pop music in Serbia existed before Second World War.