National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia
68 years of activity

Audio

  • Najljepše božićne pjesme / Most Beautiful Christmas Songs

    Najljepše božićne pjesme / Most Beautiful Christmas Songs

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 1050 Published: 2001 Branko Starc

    The album was recorded in St. Catherine’s church in Zagreb. Mario Penzar is playing the organ, while the author of the arrangements is Branko Starc.

  • In the Company of Musicians vol.1

    In the Company of Musicians vol.1

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6037 Published: 2000 Marijan Makar i Božo Potočnik

    On 30 June 1999, LADO ensemble orchestra held its first independent concert. Based on that concert, this album was produced. It was recorded in cooperation between LADO ensemble and Croatian Radio Music Programme

  • O vreme prelubleno / Oh, Beloved Time

    O vreme prelubleno / Oh, Beloved Time

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6032 Published: 1999 Marijan Makar

    Oh, Beloved Time is a people’s Christmas oratorium for solo performers, chorus and an orchestra (according to the collection of Croatian people’s songs from Međimurje by Vinko Žganac) by the author Marijan Mlakar, composed for the LADO ensemble.

  • Na moru i kraju / On the Sea and Land

    Na moru i kraju / On the Sea and Land

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6029 Published: 2000 Marijan Makar, Dražen Kurilovčan

    The sounds of Adriatic islands, coast and inland. This album consists of songs and dances of Adriatic islands, coast and inland from Istria to Boka Kotorska. Recorded in cooperation between the LADO ensemble and Croatian Radio Music Programme.

  • Iz hrvatske narodne glazbene riznice vol.1 / From the Croatian People’s Music Treasury vol.1

    Iz hrvatske narodne glazbene riznice vol.1 / From the Croatian People’s Music Treasury vol.1

    Publisher: Memphis Published: 1998 Božo Potočnik, Siniša Leopold, Dražen Kurilovčan

    With this album, our wish was to encompass the music from all Croatian regions. From Prigorje, Zagorje, Međimurje, Podravina, to Slavonia, Baranja and Bačka, from Boka Kotorska, Herzegovina, Central Bosnia, to Dalmatia, Primorje and Istria.

    In 2015 this album was reissued.

  • Kolo igra, tamburica svira vol.2 / Kolo Dancing, Tamburitza Playing vol.2

    Kolo igra, tamburica svira vol.2 / Kolo Dancing, Tamburitza Playing vol.2

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6028 Published: 1999 Božo Potočnik, Siniša Leopold, Dražen Kurilovčan

    This album is a sequel to the album Kolo Dancing, Tamburitza Playing 1. Recorded in cooperation between the LADO ensemble and Croatian Radio Music Programme.

  • Kolo igra, tamburica svira vol.1 / Kolo Dancing, Tamburitza Playing vol.1

    Kolo igra, tamburica svira vol.1 / Kolo Dancing, Tamburitza Playing vol.1

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6027 Published: 1999 Božo Potočnik, Siniša Leopold, Dražen Kurilovčan

    Contains vocal, instrumental, and voca-instrumental compositions of Slavonia, Baranja and Bačka. In additions to the sounds of the chorus and the orchestra, you can also hear numerous traditional instruments played by the LADO ensemble musicians.

    Recorded in cooperation between the LADO ensemble and Croatian Radio Music Programme.

  • Iz kajkavskih krajeva vol. 2 / From Kajkavian Regions vol. 2

    Iz kajkavskih krajeva vol. 2 / From Kajkavian Regions vol. 2

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6011 Published: 1998

    Traditional songs and dances of Northwestern Croatia.

    The album is a sequel to the album From Kajkavian Regions vol.1. It contains 28 compositions, of which some are independent works, and some are parts of choreographies in LADO ensemble’s repertoire.

  • Iz kajkavskih krajeva vol.1 / From Kajkavian Regions vol. 1

    Iz kajkavskih krajeva vol.1 / From Kajkavian Regions vol. 1

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 6018 Published: 1998

    Traditional songs and dances of Northwestern Croatia.

    The album was recorded in 1998. It consists of 23 vocal, vocal-instrumental and instrumental compositions.

  • Kalvarija / Calvary

    Kalvarija / Calvary

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 602 Published: 1994 Bojan Pogrmilović

    Oratorium based on Hvar people’s liturgical singing.

    Oratorium for soloists, male quire, female quire and mixed quire, based on Hvar people’s liturgical singing by author Ljubo Stipišić.

  • Telo Kristuševo, narodi se mladi kralj / Body of Christ, Young King is Born

    Telo Kristuševo, narodi se mladi kralj / Body of Christ, Young King is Born

    Publisher: BeSTMUSIC CD 601 Published: 1994 Tomislav Uhlik

    Liturgic cantata for traditional chorus and tamburitzas. Christmas depiction for solos, traditional chorus and orchestra.

    On this album you can hear two compositions by Tomislav Uhlik: Body of Christ (cantata for traditional chorus and tamburitzas), Young King is Born (Christmas depiction for solos, traditional chorus and orchestra).

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"Folklor je kao i livada, puna raznobojnog poljskog cvijeća, ništa u njem nije isto, uvijek je sve novo, uvijek je malo drugačije i još ljepše..." Zvonimir Ljevaković