Alto tutorial for Tak sa mi videlo by Eugen Suchoň

The Tak sa mi videlo song learning material for the alto vocal group is a part of the freely available online choral library with music from Slovak composers. It was created with the support of Slovak Arts Council (Fond na podporu umenia).

In addition to the tutorial recordings for altos (found below), we include the lyrics of the alto group with their pronunciation. These can be found in the bottom part of the page.

Alto tutorial for song Tak sa mi videlo

The performance is at a practice tempo (to make it easier to learn the voice part), recorded by members of the Technik STU Choir. If you are interested in singing with the Technik STU choir, consider joining us.

Alto in the foreground

Alto 1
Alto 2

Recording of all voices without altos

All voices without alto 1
All voices without alto 2

All voices together

Choral interpretation of Tak sa mi videlo

Alto lyrics and pronunciation of Tak sa mi videlo

Original text transcribed using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Tak sa mi videlo,
tak sa mi viɟelɔ

že hory horeli, horeli.
ʐe ɦɔri ɦɔreli ɦɔreli

Tak sa mi videlo,
tak sa mi viɟelɔ

že na horách blýska,
ʐe na ɦɔraːx bliːska

a to si môj milý na píšťalke píska.
a tɔ si mʊɔj miliː na piːʂcalke piːska

Á… á…
a a

Further help, notes on pronunciation and English approximations of the sounds can be found in this Wikipedia article.