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Romani National Anthem (’’Gelem, Gelem’’ - ’’Romale Shavale’’) for Brass Quintet

Composer
Traditional melody Arranged by Keith Terrett
Arranger
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
World music
Instrumentation
Brass quintet
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“Arrorró” (Lullaby) for Brass Quintet & Percussion

An arrangement of the Romani National Anthem for Brass Quintet. "Gelem, Gelem" is a traditional song with lyrics composed by Žarko Jovanović, often used as the anthem of the Romani people. The title has been adapted in many countries by local Roma to match their native orthography and spoken dialect of the Romani language. In an interview with reporter Mike Kalezić, Jovanović himself titled the song "Opre Roma".

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After experiencing firsthand the incarceration of Roma during the Porajmos (the Romani Holocaust of World War II), Jovanović later composed the lyrics of "Gelem, Gelem" and set them to a traditional melody in 1949. The song was first adopted by delegates of the first World Romani Congress held in 1971.

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