Alto tutorial for Ešte sa raz obzrieť mám by Ján Cikker

The Ešte sa raz obzrieť mám 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 Ešte sa raz obzrieť mám

The performance is both at a practice tempo (to make it easier to learn voice parts) and in the recommended tempo, 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 Ešte sa raz obzrieť mám

Alto lyrics and pronunciation of Ešte sa raz obzrieť mám

Original text transcribed using the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Obzrieť mám, obzrieť mám,
ɔbzrɪeɟ maːm ɔbzrɪeɟ maːm

obzrieť mám k záhradám,
ɔbzrɪeɟ maːm g zaːɦradaːm

mám tam jedno potešenia
maːm tam jednɔ pɔceʂeɲɪɐ

ešte raz naň zavolám, zavolám.
eʂce raz naɲ zavɔlaːm zavɔlaːm

Ešte raz zavolám,
eʂce raz zavɔlaːm

ešte raz naň zavolám,
eʂce raz naɲ zavɔlaːm

volám, volám.
vɔlaːm vɔlaːm

Ej volala, volala, volala,
ej vɔlala vɔlala vɔlala

ručičku mu dávala, dávala,
rutʂitʂku mu daːvala daːvala

keď sa oni rozlúčali,
kec sa ɔɲi rɔzluːtʂali

priamo ona skonala.
prɪɐmɔ ɔna skɔnala

A1: Ona priamo skonala, / A2:Volala, volala, tam skonala,
A1: ɔna prɪɐmɔ skɔnala / A2: vɔlala vɔlala tam skɔnala

skonala, skonala.
skɔnala skɔnala

Ešte sa ja obzrieť mám,
eʂce sa ja ɔbzrɪeɟ maːm

obzrieť mám,
ɔbzrɪeɟ maːm

zrieť mám, zrieť mám,
zrɪeɟ maːm zrɪeɟ maːm

k záhradám.
g zaːɦradaːm

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