Bass tutorial for Tak sa mi videlo by Eugen Suchoň

The Tak sa mi videlo song learning material for the bass 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 basses (found below), we include the lyrics of the bass group with their pronunciation. These can be found in the bottom part of the page.

Bass 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.

Bass in the foreground

Recording of all voices without basses

All voices together

Choral interpretation of Tak sa mi videlo

Bass 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 na horách blýska,
ʐe na ɦɔraːx bliːska

ej, a to môj milý
ej, a tɔ mʊɔj miliː

na píšťalke píska.
na piːʂcalke piːska

Na píšťalke píska
na piːʂcalke piːska

na drombli drombľuje,
na drɔmbli drɔmbʎuje

a to všetko preto,
a tɔ vʂetkɔ pretɔ

lebo ma miluje.
lebɔ ma miluje

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