Tutorial: Keď sa vlci zišli by Eugen Suchoň

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 Keď sa vlci zišli

Composer: Eugen Suchoň
Description: Folk song arrangement
English name: When the Wolves’ Pack Gathered (translation of all lyrics can be found in the bottom part of the page)
Sheet music: Musica Slovaca, catalog no. 0073

Tutorial recordings for Keď sa vlci zišli

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


Common lyrics of Keď sa vlci zišli with an English translation

Keď sa vlci zišli,
When the wolves’ pack gathered
tak sa zhovárali:
Telling all their stories,
kdeže by sme niečo
They were really hungry
pod zuby dostali?
Having many worries

[onomatopoeic passage follows]

Koljata, maminčuču,
Call-yah-tah, mummy-’n’-choo-choo
hejsasa, hučubuču,
Hey-sah-sah, whoo-choo-boo-choo
hopsasa vykrontasa,
Hop-sah-sah, vic-ron-tah-sah
štyndyrindy dana.
Shtyn-dee-rin-dee dah-nah.