Moje sanje, sanje najine (B. Kovačič) [Sheet music]

This is a beautiful waltz by legendary Slovenian composer Boris Kovačič, sung by his wife Stanka Kovačič in the 1960s and covered several times by Slovenian popular-folk (Oberkrainer) ensembles. The title translates to “My dream, our dream” and sings of two people in love, who dreamed together every night when they first met, and continue […]

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Zlati časi & Adijo, pa zdrava ostani (Slovenian folk songs) [Sheet music]

These are 2 Slovenian folk songs which are often performed as waltzes. “Zlati časi” translates to “Golden times” and sings from the perspective of a 20 year old Slovenian leaving his homeland, reassuring his mother who is in tears not to worry, and how he will miss his homeland (the Slovenian lyrics are available on

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Harmonika Hans’l (Austrian folk song) [Sheet music]

“Harmonika Hans’l” is a traditional Austrian waltz (from the context of existing recordings I’m assuming it’s from Austria) of unknown origin and has been recorded several times by different Austrian folk music groups, primarily traditional folk music rather than the Oberkrainer style, and on the Steirische Harmonika (Styrian or Alpine button accordion), however it was

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Mavrica čez Gorenjsko – Regenbogen über Oberkrain (V. & S. Avsenik) [Sheet music]

This is one of the Avsenik brothers’ most popular instrumental waltzes, Mavrica čez Gorenjsko (in Slovenian) or Regenbogen über Oberkrain (in German) which in both languages translate to “Rainbow over Gorenjska” (the Gorenjska or in English, Upper Carniola region of Slovenia). It first appeared on Ansambel bratov Avsenik’s Slovenian 1969 LP “Odmev s Triglava” (Echo

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Srečno otroštvo (R. Smolnikar) [Sheet music] [Accompaniment track]

This waltz titled “Srečno otroštvo” means “Happy childhood” and was written by Robert Smolnikar, a highly regarded Slovenian accordionist who performed in one of Slovenia’s highest calibre Slovenian folk-pop music and Oberkrainer style ensembles called Štajerskih 7 (which means Styrian 7, relating to the region of Slovenian Styria, not to be mistaken with the bordering

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Prelepi Gorenjski svet – Mein München, ich sag ade (V. & S. Avsenik) [Sheet music]

This is a beautiful waltz by the Avsenik brothers which was recorded in the 1970s in both Slovenian as “Prelepi Gorenjski svet” (Beautiful world of Gorenjska) and German as “Mein München, ich sag ade” (My Munich I say goodbye) by Ansambel bratov Avsenik (Original Oberkrainer Avsenik). Gorenjska (in English: Upper Carniola and in German: Oberkrain)

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