Tutorial: Išol milý orac by Peter Cón

This song is a part of the freely available online choral tutorial library with music from Slovak composers. It was created with the support of Slovak Arts Council (Fond na podporu umenia).

Basic information about Išol milý orac

Composer: Peter Cón
Description: Folk song arrangement
English name: My dear boy went plowing (translation of all lyrics can be found in the bottom part of the page)

Tutorial recordings for Išol milý orac

The performance is in the prescribed tempo, recorded by members of the Technik STU Choir. If you are interested in singing with the Technik STU choir, consider joining us.

Choral performance of Išol milý orac

Common lyrics of Išol milý orac with an English translation

Išol mili orac,
iʃɔl mili ɔrats
My dear boy went plowing

uvadzil do plota,
uvadzil dɔ plɔta
and hit the fence when going.

prišol še me pitac,
priʃɔl ʃɛ mɛ pitats
He came to ask me: Darling, hey,

či to už sobota.
tʃi tɔ uʃ sɔbɔta
is it already Saturday?

Dzifčatko maš krasu,
dziftʃatkɔ maʃ krasu
Lassie, you are pretty,

trimaj ju do času,
trimaj ju dɔ tʃasu
so wait until you’re witty

nedaj ju chlapcom vzac,
ɲɛdaj ju xlaptsɔm vzats
keep your fairness from the boys

bo budzeš banovac.
bɔ budzɛʒ banɔvats
lest they toss you to their toys

Ňebanovala bi,
ɲɛbanɔvala bi
I’d not cry a single tear

kebi ňemušela,
kɛbi ɲɛmuʃɛla
if it wasn’t for you, dear,

kebim ce, beťaru,
kɛbim tsɛ bɛcaru
For, you rascal, in my heart

rada ňevidzela.
rada ɲɛvidzɛla
love for you’s the biggest part.