Cărabă (f)

(with) definite article: Căraba
Identical types: 54

Vlaške region, northeastern Serbia; Wallachian name for a 2-voiced type in D, with a straight chanter without bell; According to Vukosavljević these "characteristically small-sized types are nowadays [i.e. 1970s; ws] used only in the music life of the "vlaško" [i.e. Wallachian] inhabitants in the north-east region of Serbia", and "they appear to be close to the Leskovac version (➺ Gajdanica) of the makedonsko-južno-moravske type"; NB¹: ➺ homonyms; NB²: ➺ Karaba and similar terms.

Karabe, Vlaške gajde


Jakovljević, Rastko Stevan: Marginality and cultural identities: Locating the bagpipe music of Serbia. Durham, 2012, p.287* (»Vukosavljević) [+ 20 undefined references].

Вукосављевић, Петар Д. (Vukosavljević, Petar D.): Гајде у Србији – њихова сазвучја и могућност уклапања у савремени народни оркестар = Bag – and – drone pipes in Serbia: their chording and compatibility with a modern folk music orchestra. Београд (Beograd), 1979, p.5, 9*, 30-33/* (Karabe).