Tatra brigands

Kapela Harnasie
Hej tam spod Tater

01. Kupiym se korole Nie pódym jo z tela
02. Malorz   
03. Niedaleko Lewocy   
04. W Bernie   
05. Hej ta spod Tater
06. Szalała   
07. Hej Janicku siwy włos    
08. Corne ocy
09. Mioł nos łociec    
10. Idzie dysc
11. Hej horolecka    
12. Mamo moja
13. Jo za wodom    
14. Orawa    
15. Tocy się mi tocy
16. U kowala    
17. Syćkok ci godała   
18. Góralu czy ci nie żal
Harnaś - Tatra and Carpathian brigand. Famous Harnasie  were: Juraj Janosik, Ondraszek, Tomas Uhorčík... (see Robin Hood)

Sabała the legendary Góral bard and musican, used to say:

To hang on the gibbet is an honourary thing!
They don't just hang anybody, but real men!
Could not find much info about the music.
and that's all that wiki tells us:
While folk music has largely died out in Poland, especially in urban areas, the tourist destination of Podhale has retained its traditions. The regional capital, Zakopane, has been a center for art since the late 19th century, when people like composer Karol Szymanowski, who discovered Goral* folk music there, made the area chic among Europe's intellectuals. Though a part of Poland, Podhale's musical life is more closely related to that found in the Carpathian mountains of Ukraine, Slovakia, Moravia in Czech Republic and Transsylvania. The people in the Tatra mountains of Poland and Slovakia are descendants of Vlach shepherds who settled there from 14th to 17th century.

Local ensembles use string instruments like violins and a cello to play a distinctive scale called the Lydian mode. The distinctive singing style used in this scale is called lidyzowanie. The lead violin (prym) are accompanied by several second violins (sekund) and a three-stringed cello (bazy). Duple-time dances like the krzesany, zbójnicki (Brigand's Dances) and ozwodna are popular. The ozwodna has a five bar melodic structure which is quite unusual. The krzesany is an extremely swift dance, while the zbójnicki is well-known and is perceived as being most "typical" of Podhale and Northern Slovakia. Folk songs typically focus on heroes like Janosik.

*Goral (mountaineer)
The music of the Górale folk tradition is usually performed by a small string ensemble, resembling the make-up of a string quartet: a lead violin performing ornamental melodies, two accompanying violins, and a three-stringed basy, providing the harmonic basis for the chords. The basy is smaller than the double-bass, roughly the size of a cello. The second violin and the basy play rhythmic quarter-notes in duple meter with strong accents, providing the rhythmic framework for the music. In the nuta zbójnicka (the zbójnicki tune), the rhythm is upbeat and lilting; in Timothy Cooley's words "the accompanying violins bow downward on each beat with the basy and add an up-bow in-between each beat (1&2&1&2&1&2), effectively playing twice as fast as the basy." (from Fire in the Mountains CD, Yazoo 7013; 1997, p. 8-9). Another common instrument used in the area was a simple carved string instrument resembling a basic fiddle, called "złóbcoki." ...
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